Army & Air Force Exchange Service Kicks Off Shopping Season with Thanksgiving Deals

Here are the items they plan to discount

By AAFES release on November 4, 2011

According to the First Command Financial Behaviors Index, day after Thanksgiving discounts are more likely to draw military families than their civilian counterparts. To help these savvy shoppers get the most bang for their buck, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is serving up a host of Thanksgiving weekend sales.
The feast begins in the United States, Europe and the Pacific on "Black Friday" with Sony 55" LCD TVs for just $899, HP Pavilion G6 Notebooks for $279, 50 percent off regularly priced ladies apparel from Izod, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors and others as well as an Xbox 360 4GB gaming systems with built-in Wi-Fi console for just $99. Additionally, all Coach handbags (both in-store and online at will be 25 percent off from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The bounty of deals continues on Saturday as Samsung 46" LCD TVs will be available for $629 with shoppers receiving a $30 Exchange gift card with any Samsung LCD TV purchase. From 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., all Dooney and Bourke handbags (both online at and in-store) will be 25 percent off. Additionally, Sony 7" LED photo frames will be priced at $39.95, Easy-Bake Ultimate Ovens for only $29.95 and a 4-piece America Explorer luggage set can be had for just $49.99.
Sunday's smorgasbord of savings includes a Sharp 60" LED TVs for $999, a $300 value. Panasonic 3D Wi-Fi Ready Blu-Ray disc players will also be available for just $99.99, selected Craftsman tools discounted 20 percent off, 30 percent off all fashion jewelry and assorted DVD TV boxed sets from $15-$20.
Finally, Cyber Monday's bountiful array of online only deals include Sony 40" LED TVs for $699, BCBG Max Azria soft leather shoulder bags for $99, Fuji Film FinePix S2950 14MP digital cameras for $139 and a Kenmore Elite washer and dryer combo for $959, a $600 savings.
"The Thanksgiving weekend specials are just the beginning of what will be a huge season of sales and savings at Exchanges around the world," said the Exchange's Chief of Staff Col. Thomas Ockenfels. "From electronics to toys to jewelry, Exchanges will have everything military families need, at the right price."