Beginning Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, the Department of Defense will allow 16 million honorably discharged veterans to shop online for discounted military exchange products. The rule change comes after years of debate and study.

The online benefit will also strengthen the exchanges’ online businesses to better serve current patrons. Inclusion of honorably discharged veterans would conservatively double the exchanges’ online presence, according to DoD officials, thereby improving the experience for all patrons through improved vendor terms, more competitive merchandise assortments and improved efficiencies.

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