AAFES News Release


VILSECK — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service began renovating the Rose Barracks Express to enhance the quality of life for those serving far from home.


The Express is receiving its first major renovation, since it was built more than 22 years ago. The renovation will take place during the next 10 weeks, with an estimated completion by June 2022. 


The updated Express will feature a new queue line for checkout. Other upgrades, which will enhance the shopping experience and keep the Exchange aligned with industry standards, include:

  • Updated features
  • Upgraded walk-in coolers and doors
  • Updated snack avenue
  • New flooring


The Exchange is funding the $1 million upgrade. One-hundred percent of Exchange earnings support the military community, including enhancements to the shopping experience such as the Express renovation at Rose Barracks.


“The Exchange is excited to deliver a better and more streamlined shopping experience,” said Grafenwoehr Exchange General Manager Jerry Shugart. “We will remain open during the renovation, and will make the project as seamless as possible for our shoppers.”


Location: Rose Barracks Express, Bldg. 2207 (Vilseck)

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday – Thursday: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday: 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.


For more information, please call CIV (0)-9662-702224.


The Army & Air Force Exchange Service goes where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives through goods and services provided. Exchange earnings provide dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs. The Exchange is part of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors, responsible to the Secretaries of the Army and Air Force through the Chiefs of Staff. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at http://www.aafes.com/about-exchange/public-affairs/press-releases.htm or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.

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