Avatar feed
Responses: 6
SFC Opsnco
1
1
0
Nope. You earned the benefit while in service. You earn the benefit when you retire. Giving this benefit to prior service members will open this up to a slew of abuses from getting items tax free for your neighbor to getting tax free items to resell for profit. Nope, not even going to support this bad idea.
(1)
Comment
(0)
SSgt Troy Allen
SSgt Troy Allen
>1 y
The Exchange (AAFES) has decades of experience dealing with the type of abuse you describe. Since honorably discharged veterans can only use shopmyexchange.com, the fact they must build an account profile that is verified against DEERS for authenticity and authorization means every purchase is tracked and monitored. If a shopper exceeds certain threshholds, they will be contacted by loss prevention and their account suspended until a reasonable explanation is presented.
(0)
Reply
(0)
Avatar small
PO1 William "Chip" Nagel
1
1
0
I'm Retired Military so I'm good no matter what.
(1)
Comment
(0)
Avatar small
SSgt Troy Allen
0
0
0
UPDATE 2: Veteran's Online Shopping Benefit has been approved.

See more at https://www.shopmyexchange.com/veterans
(0)
Comment
(0)
Avatar small

Join nearly 2 million former and current members of the US military, just like you.

close