Editor’s Note: This release was edited by Larry Lapka
AAFES Bringing Wellness Services To Military Community • DALLAS
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) is bringing more chiropractic, dental and medical equipment services to military communities in 2021. The wellness services are part of the Exchange’s BE FIT program, which takes a holistic approach to health and well-being.
The Exchange is slated to open its first chiropractic offices in 2021, providing new and convenient healthcare services to the military community. It 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 military families PCS to new locations.
AAFES wellness services currently include:139 optical and optometry clinics; 17 durable medical equipment shops, with seven additional Exchange locations projected to open in 2021; and nine dental offices, with eight additional Exchange locations projected to open in 2021.
“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.”
PROTECTING THE FORCE
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 (DoD) guidelines and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations to provide a safe, sanitized and secure experience for the military community.
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.
Edited by Larry Lapka
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