In 1st, AAFES will offer chiropractic services in some places
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES, will open more dental and medical equipment service centers at military facilities in 2021. And as a first step, it will also provide chiropractic services. at selected locations in the United States.
Currently, AAFES offers wellness services at several military sites around the world, including:
- 139 optical and optometric clinics
- 17 sustainable medical equipment stores
- 9 dental offices
AAFES plans to open seven more sustainable medical equipment stores and eight dental practices around the world this year.
The novelty of the wellness exchange program in 2021 will be six chiropractic clinics, which are scheduled to open in Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Fort Carson, Colorado; Fort Stewart, Georgia; Lewis-McChord Joint Base, Washington; MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; and Nellis Air Base, Nevada.
All exchange wellness centers accept Tricare and most private insurance programs.
“Through Wellness Exchange offers, service members and families can get what they need without having to leave the facility,” said Aviation Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, Enlisted Senior Exchange Advisor. “The exchange remains committed to improving the lives of military communities throughout 2021.”
Services are available to all authorized exchange clients, including active duty members, retirees, family members, and all disabled veterans.
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