Alexandra Pirkle

Eighty-four-year-old Charlsie Dean celebrates her golden anniversary with the Exchange at the Fort McClellan National Guard Troop Store. Joining her in a picture are, left to right, Jesse Martinez, southeast region vice president, who is presenting her with a Thanks award; Don Sydlik, general manager; Lucretia Palmer, McClellan store manager; and John Seward, regional HR manager.

McClellan Troop Store Associate Celebrates 50 Years with the Exchange

By Alexandra Pirkle / April 15, 2019 / 2 Comments

“Charlsie is a pillar of this team and this community.”

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Willie Eagle, center, was honored by Director/CEO Tom Shull, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Transportation Tom Lozier, Chief Operating Officer Dave Nelson and Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor, for working at the Exchange for 50 years.

Fort Sam Houston Associate Honored for Half-Century of Service

By Alexandra Pirkle / April 11, 2019 / 1 Comment

“Trucking is hard and dangerous. Most people don’t know what drivers go through.”

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A push to open door sign showing a wheelchair icon.

Five Ways to Be More Inclusive of Associates with Disabilities

By Alexandra Pirkle / April 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Exchange has met the DoD goal for inclusion of all people with disabilities—at least 12 percent of its workforce.

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Month of Military Child poster

April is Month of the Military Child: The Opportunity to Make an Impact

By Alexandra Pirkle / April 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

“We’re honored to bring hands-on fun into the stores and make these children feel special for a day.”

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Dung Huynh, logistics systems and technology analysis manager, shuts down “his baby” at the Dan Daniel DC. Huynh was the seasonal fashions system’s primary developer in 1997. He will retire later this year after 30 years with the Exchange.

Dan Daniel DC Retires Legacy System after More Than 20 Years

By Alexandra Pirkle / March 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Ultimately, this will give Dan Daniel an opportunity to expand and adapt, which guarantees the best experience for Exchange shoppers.”

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Left to right, Terry Vo, Marissa Tireng, Angela Comstock Bertog, Mike Waycaster and Angela Peasley

The People Have Spoken! IT Honors 5 Superstar Associates

By Alexandra Pirkle / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

“It’s an honor to be chosen again.”

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Frank Partridge, Thule store manager; Timothy Barba, shift manager; Osa Fatuesi, assistant store manager; Bill Miele, shift manager; Deborah Mills, barber; and Phyllis Blackburn, store manager, are serving at the Thule Exchange in Greenland.

By Air or By Sea: Keeping Thule Airmen Ready, Resilient at the Edge of the World

By Alexandra Pirkle / March 13, 2019 / 8 Comments

“Those stationed here depend on the Exchange to provide a connection to the rest of the world.”

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From LG, IT, PZ and MD: Dung Huynh, Eugene Cheng, Sheila Pyle, Gwen Grant, Tracy Killingsworth, Renee Clark, Brenda Hester, Thomas Sanders, Demeshia Booker, Karen Skinner, Lisa Solis, Lt. Col, Alicia Jackson, APL Logistics: Nicole Hackman, Ashley Payne; APL Liner: Will Martin.

New Exchange Import Contract Promises Efficiency, Savings

By Alexandra Pirkle / March 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

“The Exchange is committed to continued internal and external partnerships that meet dynamic demands of the retail market.”

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Logistics Team Delivers with Shipping Enhancements

By Alexandra Pirkle / March 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Nearly 16,000 appliances were shipped in 2018 using streamlined distribution, saving the organization an estimated $3 million,

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Adriana Piechalak (front), and Oliwia Kołodziejczak stuff the shelves with inventory ahead of the MFE’s opening Feb. 9 in Turon.

Poland Associates Rally to Open Three MFEs in Nine Days

By Alexandra Pirkle / March 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Exchange contingency facilities are essential to ensuring the best customers in the world are taken care of, wherever they are called to serve.”

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