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ICYMI: The Week that was in the Exchange Post

By Loyd Brumfield / July 2, 2020 /

This month, the Exchange is kicking off its 125th Anniversary celebration, and the Exchange Post is joining in in a big way. Beginning the first week of July and continuing throughout the year, the Exchange Post will spotlight some of the associates who make the Exchange special in daily profiles that highlight what family serving…

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The Exchange at 125: From a Little Frontier Room Sprang One of America’s Largest Retailers

By Steve Smith / July 2, 2020 /

The DoD’s largest retailer grew out of a little room on the prairie.

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‘Your Equipment Will Not Fail You’: Two-Star, Exchange Board Member Emphasizes Authenticity for LGBTQ+ Pride Month

By Conner Hammett / July 1, 2020 /

“When we bring an organization to the intersection of shared values and understanding our differences, that’s when we can be the most powerful.”

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The Exchange at 125: Meet the Founder of Today’s Exchange

By Steve Smith / June 30, 2020 /

Rudimentary post exchanges of the late 1800s evolved into today’s Army & Air Force Exchange Service.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Jeff Craven, Real Estate Directorate, HQ

By Steve Smith / June 30, 2020 /

“The Exchange’s mission of serving those who serve has resonated with my family for years and is very important to us.”

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Penny Shadick, Customer Experience Associate, Fort Lee

By Marisa Conner / June 30, 2020 /

“What I like best about working for the Exchange is that it keeps me connected to other military spouses in my customers and co-workers.”

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Friyay! Weekly Social Media Giveaways Are A Big Hit with Shoppers

By Conner Hammett / June 30, 2020 /

So far this year, more than 75,000 shoppers have entered Free Friday giveaways—a 55% increase from this time last year.

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Expanded Air Force Pharmacy Opens at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

By Loyd Brumfield / June 29, 2020 /

The pharmacy, under the operation of the 355th Medical Command, is open to active-duty Exchange shoppers, along with their families, and retirees. Disabled Veterans who have Tricare coverage also can use the Pharmacy.

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Exchange Serves Up More Than 85,000 Grab-and-Go School Meals During Pandemic

By Chris Ward / June 29, 2020 /

With schools overseas transitioning into the summer break, the Exchange has wrapped up its highly successful grab-and-go school meal program, serving more than 85,000 meals.

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ICYMI: The Week That Was in the Exchange Post

By Loyd Brumfield / June 26, 2020 /

This week in the Exchange Post, associates learned how the Exchange logistics team confronted new shipping challenges in a COVID-19 world; met Paul Rincon, who has a three-decade history of supporting the troops in Germany; and sat in on a virtual celebration of Juneteenth. In case you missed it, here’s a look at this week’s…

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