AAFES, also known as Army and Air Force Exchange Service is a military organization that provides quality merchandise and services to soldiers, airmen and their families. It operates more than 3,000 facilities that include military clothing stores, movie theaters and vending centers in over 25 countries. The organization administers morale, welfare and recreation programs. It also serves civilians and contractors. The organization provides technical assistance and manages various support functions. It additionally administers the Third-Party Prepaid Gift Card Program. The organization is a multichannel retailer that offers products to authorized customers through the Internet, retail stores and catalogs. Army and Air Force Exchange Service sells nearly 15 million items.