HQMC (MR), MCB QUANTICO, VA – Beginning in March, select Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) and Navy Exchange (NEX) locations will be selling a Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) benefit sales ticket to customers for $5. The money collected from the sale of each ticket will be given to NMCRS to help Sailors, Marines and their families in need. When purchased, the sale ticket will entitle customers to specific percent-off discounts for a one-time purchase on either April 16 or 17, 2012.
The benefit sales ticket entitles customers to tiered discounts depending on the type of merchandise with some exclusions. Merchandise storewide is 10 percent off, but excludes tobacco, alcoholic beverages, electronics, digital cameras, computers, video games and systems, uniforms, gas, DVDs, CDs, concession departments, gift cards and prepaid cards, e-commerce, special orders, Autoport services, the Exchange Catalog and Exchange Catalog On-line, layaways or previously purchased merchandise.
The benefit sales ticket offers 15 percent off the entire stock of fine jewelry, excluding Rolex watches, Omega watches and Pandora jewelry. The next tier of 20 % off includes the entire stock of apparel, shoes, watches and sunglasses. Already reduced furniture with prices ending in .94, .96 or .97 will be 30 percent off. The maximum discount for any item is $250.
MCXs participating in the event include MCX Albany, GA; MCX Barstow, CA; MCX Beaufort, SC; MCX Cherry Point, NC; MCX Elmore, VA; MCX Henderson Hall, VA; MCX Iwakuni, Japan; MCX Kaneohe Bay, HI; MCX Camp Lejeune, NC; MCX Miramar, CA, MCX New River, NC; MCX Parris Island, SC; MCX Camp Pendleton, CA; MCX Quantico, VA; MCX San Diego, CA; MCX 29 Palms, CA; MCX Yuma, AZ.
NEXs participating in this event include NEX Norfolk, Oceana, Portsmouth and Little Creek, Va.; NEX Pearl Harbor; NEX San Diego, North Island, Port Hueneme, Lemoore and Monterey, Calif.; NEX Great Lakes, Ill., NEX Mayport, Pensacola, Jacksonville, Orlando, Whiting Field and Key West, Fla.; NEX Bangor, Everett, Whidbey Island and Bremerton, Wash.; NEX Newport, R.I.; NEX Gulfport, Memphis and Meridian, Miss.; NEX Patuxent River and Annapolis, Md.; NEX New London, Conn.; NEX Corpus Christi, Texas; NEX Belle Chasse New Orleans, La.; NEX Charleston, S. C.; NEX Kings Bay, Ga.; NEX Fallon, Nev.; NEX Mitchel Field, N.Y.; NEX Naples, Italy; NEX Sigonella, Sicily; NEX Rota, Spain; NEX Yokosuka, Sasebo and Atsugi, Japan; NEX Bahrain; NEX Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; and NEX Guam.
The Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) is a part of the integrated quality of life program delivery organization Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) aboard 17 installations world-wide. With HQ USMC centralized buying offices aboard MCB Quantico in Virginia and part of the Semper Fit and Exchange Services Diviion, (MR), the MCX mission is to provide authorized patrons quality goods and services at a savings and to support quality of life programs for active duty military, retirees, reservists and their families. MCX has 17 Main stores, totaling over 160 sites in various formats; Marine Marts, Service Stations, Branch Stores and Package Stores. In FY2010, MCX sales of $925.3M generated $50.5M in dividends to support quality of life programs to support and keep faith with Marines, Sailors and families.
The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) is headquarters for the worldwide Navy Exchange System that oversees 104 NEX facilities and its 300 stores worldwide; 40 Navy Lodges; Ship’s Stores; the Uniform Program Management Office and the Navy Clothing Textile and Research Facility. NEXCOM's parent command is the Naval Supply Systems Command. NEXCOM’s mission is to provide authorized customers quality goods and services at a savings and to support quality of life programs for active duty military, retirees, reservists and their families. The Navy Exchange enterprise operates primarily as a non-appropriated fund (NAF) business instrumentality. Revenues generated are used to support Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) programs. In FY10, $2.6 billion in sales were generated with $48.4 million in dividends provided to Navy MWR programs.