Army & Air Force Exchange Services Press Release


GRAFENWOEHR, Germany To offer greater convenience to service members and their families and further strengthen funding of critical military Quality-of-Life programs, the military exchanges’ Exchange Credit Program has expanded acceptance of the Military Star card to Commissaries around the world, including those in the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria which are now accepting the Military Star card.


“Being able to use the Military Star card at the Commissary is a big win not only for shoppers,” said Chris Litch, visual merchandiser manager, Grafenwoehr Exchange. “By having one convenient payment method specifically for military community demonstrates the commitment DeCA and the Exchanges have for meeting the needs of Service members and families in the most cost-effective way possible to maximize the value of each benefit.”


By Nov. 9, the card’s acceptance will be expanded throughout DeCA for all branches of service.


Benefits of the Military Star card include:


  • Two points per dollar on purchases and a $20 reward card after 2,000 points earned.


  • One of the lowest APRs (11.24 percent) among retail-issued cards no matter the cardholder’s credit score.


  • Fair and flexible terms such as no annual, late or over-limit fees.


  • 10 percent discount on first day of use, including at the commissary.


  • Reduced interest deployment plan with no payments required for eligible customers.


The military community benefits as a significant portion of Military Star earnings support programs to make life better for Service members and families including Army Child Development Centers, Youth Services and fitness centers, Air Force and Marine Corps Outdoor Recreation services, quality of life programs on Navy bases, overseas school lunches, combat uniforms and other activities critical to force readiness and resiliency.


For more information about the Military Star card, visit

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