Media Info and Press Releases

Media Inquiries:

If you are a member of the media and would like to learn more about the issue or speak to a member of the Coalition, please contact:

            Candace Wheeler
            (202) 466-2520

Non-Media Inquiries

            The Coalition to Save Our Military Shopping Benefits 
            1101 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 1002 
            Washington, D.C. 20005 
            (202) 466-2520

04/01/2013  National Association for Uniformed Services (NAUS) joins Coaltion 
American Military Society (AMS) Joins SaveOurBenefit Coalition

Military Partners and Family Coalition (MPFC) Joins Efforts to Protect Commissary and Exchange Benefits
Coalition Letter To Military Times - Misleading Commissary Survey
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) Join Fight To Protect Earned Military Benefits
ALA and AFMC sends letter to Deputy Secretary of Defense Carter urging commissaries to remain open
American Logistics Association (ALA), the Coalition to Save Our Military Shopping Benefits (SaveOurBenefit) and Twelve Valued Associates Send Letter to the Secretary of Defense.
American Logistics Association (ALA) and SaveOurBenefit to Boost Drive for Healthy Bases
Air Force Sergeants Association, With More Than 110,000 Members, Joins Fight To Preserve Earned Military Benefits
Association of the United States Navy, the Voice for America's Sailors Joins Coalition To Protect Benefits
Enlisted Association of the National Guard Joins Fight To Protect Benefits
Military Savings Week - Savings You Can Count On
The Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America is Proud to Join SaveOurBenefit to protect Veterans and Their Families
United States Army Warrant Officers Association announces they have joined SaveOurBenefit to protect military benefits
National Guard Association of the United States joins the Coalition and provides united voice for the National Guard on critical military benefits
American Veterans Association Steps Forward to Help Protect Commissary and Exchange Benefits
The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Joins Coalition as Valued Associate to Help Preserve Critical Benefits
Congressional Report - Review cites system contributions to Military Families, Defense, Nation
Press Release
Congressional Report
Research Center to catalogue and document military on-base business contributions to Nation and the Department of Defense
Candace Wheeler, a leading advocate for military families, joins ALA and SaveOurBenefit as Vice President of Strategic Communications and Marketing
9/19/2012  The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA) Joins Forces with SaveOurBenefit
8/28/2012  Key Hawaii Legislators Voice Strong Support For Commissary and Exchange Benefits
8/17/2012  SaveOurBenefit Awards Gold Medal Commissary Shopping Spree to Military Family
7/26/2012  SaveOurBenefit to Salute U.S. Olympians with Gold Medal Shopping Spree - Honoring Pride, Chasing Gold Contest
7/26/2012  Nation’s Largest Military Officers’ Association Backs Effort to Preserve Critical Military Benefit
7/16/2012  The National Industries for the Blind (NIB) Announced Today that it is joining the Coalition To Save Our Military Shopping Benefits
7/9/2012  The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Joins Save Our Benefit To Help Protect Military Shopping Benefits
7/2/2012  National Military Family Association Joins Forces and Throws Weight Behind Commissary and Exchange Preservation
6/7/2012 ALA and Coalition Head Blasts Congressional Budget Office Report and Warns of Risk to Critical Benefit for Veterans and Military Families
3/21/2012 Save Our Benefit Coalition Launches "$65 x 65" Facebook Promotion 
3/14/2012 Save Our Benefit Coalition Launches "$6,500 Savings" Contest to Award $6,500 to Military Families and Veterans
3/7/2012         Save Our Benefit Coalition formed to preserve the heavily valued shopping privileges on military bases


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