Julie Mitchell

Soldiers win at TwitchCon "Street Fighter 5" finals

Presidio of Monterey Soldier Takes the Crown, Exchange Prize Package at TwitchCon

By Julie Mitchell / September 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

SAN DIEGO – A Presidio of Monterey Soldier leveled up to victory at TwitchCon 2019’s “Street Fighter V” tournament, highlighting Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Family and MWR Program’s effort to provide healthy recreational and leisure activities for Soldiers while building skills they can utilize while serving our nation. Sgt. Dominic Ramirez of Bravo Company,…

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Exchange Ensures Safety of School Meals Amid Typhoon Damage to Warehouse

By Julie Mitchell / September 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

CAMP MARKET, SOUTH KOREA – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is all in to ensure the safety of food provided to school children at Department of Defense Education Activity schools and to diners at Exchange restaurants. Typhoon Lingling damaged the Exchange’s Korea Distribution Center, including freezers used for the DODEA school meal program…

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No Disruptions to School Meals Anticipated after Typhoon Lingling

By Julie Mitchell / September 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

CAMP MARKET, SOUTH KOREA – An Army & Air Force Exchange Service distribution center at Camp Market suffered extensive damage Saturday from Typhoon Lingling, but no disruptions to meals for Department of Defense Education Activity schools are anticipated. A freezer dedicated to the DODEA school meal program and national restaurants including Burger King, Subway and…

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For First Time, Military Exchanges Join Forces at Electronics Expo

By Julie Mitchell / August 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – For the first time, the four military exchanges are synching up to learn about the latest in electronics, ensuring Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard members have the brands and products they deserve ahead of the holiday selling season. More than 450 managers and associates from the Army & Air Force…

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From Military.Com: 3 Reasons Why Vets Should Consider a Career at AAFES

By Julie Mitchell / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

When service members swear an oath to serve their country, it doesn’t end after they take their uniforms off. Veterans often seek opportunities where they can utilize their military training and continue their service in other ways. The Army & Air Force Exchange might just be the answer. AAFES has committed to hiring 50,000 veterans…

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Korea Times: Inside Camp Humphreys: The largest overseas U.S. Army base (video)

By Julie Mitchell / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Behind the thick brick wall of the U.S. military base in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, some 65-kilometers south of Seoul, the environment is completely different to that of the rest of the city. The United States Army Garrison Humphreys, also known as USAG Humphreys, is America’s largest overseas military base which is home to some 25-thousand…

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Exchange Revs Up Army Veteran’s 50th Birthday with $19,000 Motorcycle

By Julie Mitchell / June 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

ORLANDO, Fla. – For retired Staff Sgt. Cheryl Davis, first time was the charm. The Army Veteran entered her first Army & Air Force Exchange Service contest earlier this year. Now, she is ready to head off into the sunset on her new motorcycle—she just needs to learn to ride it first. “I couldn’t believe…

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Army, Air Force and Exchange Leadership Voice Support for Modern Campus Dining Benefit

By Julie Mitchell / June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

WASHINGTON – The Army, Air Force and the Department of Defense’s largest retailer are committing to transforming on-installation dining to better meet the nutritional needs of Warfighters. At the June 11 Association of Defense Communities’ national summit in Washington, Installation Management Command Commander Lt. Gen. Bradley Becker, U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay…

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Exchange’s BE FIT Solutions Shine During Healthy Army Communities Workshop

By Julie Mitchell / March 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

ARLINGTON, TEXAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service joined forces with Healthy Army Communities partners last week to brainstorm plans to promote readiness and resiliency for Warfighters, military families and retirees worldwide for the next several years. Healthy Army Communities, led by Installation Management Command (IMCOM) G9, Family and MWR, encourages healthy lifestyles and…

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Milestone for Military Exchanges—Veterans Have Ordered More Than 1.1 Million Items Online

By Julie Mitchell / February 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

DALLAS – In the 15 months since Veterans became eligible to shop military exchanges online, the benefit continues to thrive for the good of the military community. Honorably discharged Veterans have ordered more than 1.1 million items by shopping online with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Marine Corps Exchange, Navy Exchange Service Command…

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