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‘A Taste of Home’

By Conner Hammett / March 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Exchange Enlists Help from Students at Dallas’ Advantage Academy to Taste-Test School Meal Options for Military Kids Overseas

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Ribbon-cutting ceremony: Left to right: Mark Farmer, Muscle Maker Grill vice president of operations; Don Sydlik, Exchange general manager; Col. Clinton Cox, Fort Benning garrison commander; and Rutchel Williams, Exchange services business manager.

Exchange Welcomes Fort Benning Muscle Maker Grill

By Conner Hammett / February 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Soldiers and their families can fuel a BE FIT lifestyle with fit bowls, healthy wraps, fresh greens, skinny flatbreads and more at Muscle Maker Grill, the Exchange latest better-for-you dining option at Fort Benning.

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Retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Larry Van Schuyver receives a coin from Director/CEO Tom Shull during a recent visit.

At the Tinker Exchange, Concessionaire is All In For Helping Fellow Disabled Veterans

By Conner Hammett / February 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Eight years ago, retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Larry Van Schuyver started selling military-themed T-shirts and memorabilia at the Tinker AFB Exchange mall. Since then, the Iraq War Veteran and Purple Heart recipient has used the proceeds from his business, Sittin’ Pretty USA, to help thousands of disabled Veterans throughout Oklahoma—from helping pay bills to renovating home bathrooms for greater accessibility.

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U.S. Transportation Command Visits HQ

By Conner Hammett / December 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

A delegation from the U.S. Transportation Command visited the Exchange’s Dallas headquarters on Oct. 3 to learn about the implementation of the Exchange’s new Oracle Transportation Management System.

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Wounded Warrior Hires Reach Milestone

By Conner Hammett / June 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Exchange reached an important milestone this spring—the hiring of its 1,000th Wounded Warrior since 2010.

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An Exchange store associate prepares an online order for the Ship from Store program. Photo by Jessy Macabeo, Exchange merchandise clerk

Ship from Store: Getting Products to Online Shoppers Faster and More Effectively

By Conner Hammett / April 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Exchange is revolutionizing the way it delivers shopmyexchange.com orders to service members and their families.

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BE FIT with Better-for-You Food Court, Express Options

By Conner Hammett / February 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

It’s not too late to kick-start a BE FIT lifestyle—the Exchange offers plenty of healthy meal and snack options to service members and their families looking to eat healthier in 2017.

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Congressman Finds Working at the Exchange ‘Means Business’

By Conner Hammett / February 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

Texas District 33 Rep. Marc Veasey visited Exchange headquarters Jan. 17 for his “Marc Means Business” community initiative in which he spends a day seeking better understand the day-to-day challenges his constituents face.

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Troops Received a Taste of Home with Holiday Turkeys Thanks to Exchange, DLA

By Conner Hammett / January 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Exchange and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) brought a taste of home to American troops serving in the Middle East during the holidays, deploying frozen turkeys from the U.S. to the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center (BDSC) and Baghdad Embassy Complex (BEC) Exchanges.

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Exchange Brings Holiday Cheer to Young Service Members at Joint Base San Antonio

By Conner Hammett / January 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Exchange helped Soldiers, Airmen and Sailors at Joint Base San Antonio bridge the gap from Texas to home with two holiday shopping events in December.

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