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Veterans Online Shopping Benefit

The Exchange - the Department of Defense's oldest and largest military retailer - is honored to serve all honorably discharged Veterans with a lifelong online military exchange shopping benefit.

Your online shopping benefits include:

  • Tax-free shopping
  • Military-exclusive pricing
  • Members-only credit options
  • Free shipping on orders over $49 or any amount when you use your MILITARY STAR Card


Who is eligible for this benefit?

Honorably discharged Veterans of all United States Armed Forces including the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard as well as the Air Force Reserve, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve and National Guard.

What is the benefit?

Approved Veterans can shop the online exchanges including Shopping with the Exchange online gives you access to exclusive military pricing and offers, tax-free shopping and more.This is a lifelong benefit that will be extended to all who discharge honorably from service.

When did this benefit take effect?

The Department of Defense announced this benefit in January 2017 and it became effective on November 11, 2017.

Where can I use my benefit?

Online with any of the military exchanges. This benefit does not grant installation access.

Why have these shopping privileges been extended to Veterans?

To recognize and honor your service, make your life better and improve the overall military community. Expanding online shopping privileges strengthens funding of military Quality-of-Life programs including Army Child Development Centers, Youth Programs and Fitness Centers, Air Force Outdoor Recreation programs, affordable school lunches for Warfighters' children overseas, combat uniforms below cost and more.

To verify eligibility and begin shopping, Veterans can visit:

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