Army and Air Force Exchange Service customers in Germany will not be able to purchase fuel at AAFES gas stations or use their fuel ration cards at off-post Esso stations for an 11-hour period on Thursday morning, according to an exchange service news release.

The scheduled system outage will occur between midnight and 11 a.m., AAFES officials said. During the shutdown, AAFES also will not be able to issue or replace fuel ration cards and customers won’t be able to do any transactions on their accounts.

The outage is necessary for AAFES to perform system maintenance, according to the release.

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