DALLAS -- For members of the military community and their families, it's important to keep in tip-top shape. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easier by bringing wellness services to installations.The Exchange's BE FIT program takes a holistic approach to health and wellness, including expanding wellness services available on installations. Soldiers, Airmen, retirees, family members and disabled veterans can find durable medical equipment, such as braces, crutches, CPAP supplies and more, as well as cryotherapy, optometry offices and dental services at Exchange locations."It can be difficult to fit regular wellness appointments into a busy schedule," said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor. "The Exchange brings these services right onto the installation to make access easy and convenient."Exchange wellness services include:* Optical and optometry clinics in 151 locations worldwide
* Durable medical equipment shops in 18 locations -- five locations projected to open in 2020
* Dental offices in four locations -- 10 locations projected to open in 2020
* Cryotherapy at two locations -- four locations projected to open in 2020On Jan. 1, the Exchange expanded in-store shopping privileges to 4.1 million Purple Heart recipients, veterans with service-connected disability and eligible primary caregivers. These new shoppers will also have access to the Exchange's wellness services on the installation.Exchange wellness locations accept TRICARE and most insurances, when applicable.The Exchange's BE FIT program also offers better-for-you dining choices at Exchange restaurants and all the latest fitness equipment and gear in stores. Warfighters and families can also find wellness tips, products and solutions in the BE FIT section of the Exchange's hub page at the first link below, the Facebook page at the second link below, Twitter page at the third link below, and the Instagram page at the fourth link.