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Base Exchange making the grade with 'Back-To-School'

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The new school year is just around the corner and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service is here to help students with all their school needs. Everything from supplies to clothing, the Vandenberg Main Exchange has it in store for students and parents.

The Exchange is making it easy to stay hip with the brands students are looking for, all at very competitive prices. Labels including Union Bay, Ecko, Adidas, Nike, Almost Famous, Bubblegum, Levi's, Lee, Dickies, Quiksilver, Under Armour, Reebok, Metal Mulisha, Hanes and TapOut will all be featured.

Vandenberg Main Exchange patrons can save up to 20 percent on select items such as portfolios, folders, and notebooks, crayons, glue and Sharpies. Students can load up the deals thanks to a wide selection of discounted backpacks. In addition to low prices, everything in the Vandenberg Main Exchange is always tax-free.

Regardless of when they shop, parents can expect more while paying less with the Exchange's "Back-To-School" savings. On average customers save 24 percent and the "Price Match Policy" can save shoppers even more.

"The Vandenberg Main Exchange's buying staff has done its homework over the past year and we're ready to pass the savings lessons on to military families," said Krista Wiester, Vandenberg Base Exchange's general manager . "Even though we've crammed to deliver the best 'back to school' shopping experience possible, we're always prepared to match the lowest local price to ensure authorized shoppers are getting the best value for their 'back to school' dollars."