FEBRUARY 9, 2021 – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is bringing more chiropractic, dental and medical equipment services to military communities in 2021.
The Exchange plans to open its first chiropractic offices in 2021, providing new and convenient healthcare services to the military community. The Exchange plans on expanding this service throughout CONUS over the next few years, offering the same services across all locations to ensure continuity of care as our military families PCS to new locations.
“With Exchange wellness offerings, service members and families can get what they need without having to go off the installation,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, Exchange senior enlisted advisor. “The Exchange remains committed to making life better for military communities throughout 2021.”
Exchange wellness services currently include:
- 139 optical and optometry clinics.
- 17 durable medical equipment shops (seven additional Exchange locations projected to open in 2021).
- 9 dental offices (eight additional Exchange locations projected to open in 2021).
Exchange wellness locations accept TRICARE and most insurances, when applicable.
For more information regarding services available at each installation, shoppers can visit the Exchange’s Community Hub at ShopMyExchange.com/wellness.
Protecting the force remains the Exchange’s top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic. All Exchange locations, including wellness offices, adhere to Department of Defense guidelines and Centers for Disease Control recommendations to provide a safe, sanitized and secure experience for the military community.
The Exchange’s BE FIT program also offers better-for-you dining choices at Exchange restaurants and all the latest fitness equipment and gear in stores. Warfighters and families can also find wellness tips, products and solutions in the BE FIT section of the Exchange’s Hub page and the Exchange’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.
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Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 61st-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.2 billion in dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs over the last 10 years. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at http://www.shopmyexchange.com or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.
Story by Marisa Conner
Army & Air Force Exchange Service HQ