Story by SFC Tim Meyer on 04/30/2019Reel Time Theaters will hold the screenings at 18 locations on military installations.
DALLAS Service members, military families and retirees can get a free sneak peek of Warner Brothers' "Pokmon Detective Pikachu," starring Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton, at Reel Time Theaters at Army and Air Force installations May 4.
The following military communities will get to see the movie nearly a week before it is released in theaters to nationwide audiences, courtesy of Warner Brothers and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service:
Andersen Air Force Base, Guam
Fort Campbell, KY
Fort Drum, NY
Fort Hood, TX
Fort Huachuca, AZ
Fort Knox, KY
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Fort Meade, MD
Fort Polk, LA
Fort Riley, KS
Fort Sill, OK
Grand Forks Air Force Base, ND
Hickam Air Force Base, HI
Keesler Air Force Base, MS
Malmstrom Air Force Base, MT
Randolph Air Force Base, TX
Travis Air Force Base, CA
Whiteman Air Force Base, MO
"Seeing a movie is a wonderful way for Airmen and Soldiers to relax with their families and friends," said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, the Exchange's senior enlisted advisor. "The Exchange is grateful for the sacrifices that troops and their families make every day for our safety and freedom, and we're happy to help provide a free screening for them."
"Pokmon Detective Pikachu," rated PG, is the first live-action film based on the globally popular Pokmon franchise. Justice Smith stars as a teen whose father is kidnapped, which leads him to Ryan Reynold's Pikachu and Kathryn Newton, who plays a young journalist, and they team up to find him.
"The Exchange is honored to work with Warner Brothers to provide an advanced viewing of this first-run movie for troops and their families," said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, the Exchange's senior enlisted advisor. "We couldn't do it without them."
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Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 61st-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.4 billion in dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs over the last 10 years. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at http://www.shopmyexchange.com or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.
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