13 Mar '18, 5pm

PXs will restock high-capacity ammo magazines, reversing unpopular decision

PXs will restock high-capacity ammo magazines, reversing unpopular decision

WASHINGTON — On-post military exchanges will soon restock high-capacity ammunition magazines, reversing a recent decision to discontinue selling them at installations across the United States and online, Army & Air Force Exchange Service officials said Tuesday. Post exchanges began pulling ammunition magazines and clips holding 11 or more rounds from shelves on March 2, announcing the policy decision via signs displayed on stores shelves. Some customers blasted the decision on social media, taking to the organization’s Facebook page to call for boycotts of the stores and questioning the organization’s motives for the change. Those voices were heard, said Chris Ward, a spokesman for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES. The impacted magazines and clips were expected be returned to stores immediately, he said. “We thank customers for sharing their thoughts regardi...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/pxs-will-restock-high-capaci...

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