Directorates/Regions

Exchanges Weather the Storm Following Tropical Storm Eta

By Conner Hammett / November 12, 2020 /

“We are deeply grateful for the teams on the ground who continue to press forward with the Exchange mission, as well as the support we received from Exchange directorates.”

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Farfal Family, Spangdahlem

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / November 10, 2020 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family  In 2002, Dennis Farfal started working for the Exchange at the same Burger King his father, Pascal Farfal, started at in 2001. The Farfals have made serving with the Spangdahlem Air Base Exchange a family affair for nearly 20 years. “My dad…

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COVID-19 Heroes: Fort Rucker Associates Honored for Protecting the Force

By Loyd Brumfield / November 5, 2020 /

In April, Fort Rucker command decided to implement temperature screenings in high-traffic buildings as well as to limit access to one entrance. The Exchange made space for screeners, but installation personnel conducted the screenings.

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Exchange to Host Medal of Honor Recipients Throughout November on ‘Chief Chat’

By Julie Mitchell / November 5, 2020 /

“Chief Chat,” the Exchange’s twice-a-week Facebook broadcast, is hosting Medal of Honor recipients and a Coast Guard Silver Lifesaving medal recipient during November.

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COVID-19 Heroes: Davis-Monthan Exchange Creates Halloween Memories for Military Kids 

By Marisa Conner / November 4, 2020 /

Hundreds of children take part in the drive-thru Halloween event.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Dilek Lunkaya, Incirlik AB

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / November 4, 2020 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family Dilek Lunkaya’s first experience with the Exchange began more than 20 years ago while she worked as a childcare provider for a military family stationed in Turkey. Her experience opened her eyes as to how strong the family bond was within the…

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Exchange Named Military Friendly Spouse Employer for 2021

By Loyd Brumfield / November 3, 2020 /

The Exchange has been named a Military Friendly® Spouse Employer for the ninth time by Viqtory Media, publisher of Military Spouse magazine. The designation recognizes employers that help military spouses develop their careers. The ranking looks at six criteria: hiring and onboarding; opportunity and advancement; culture and commitment; support and retention; policies and compliance; and…

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Camp Walker Express Associate Leads by the Golden Rule

By SSG Mark Kauffman / November 3, 2020 /

At Camp Walker’s Express, Ms. Song, Yong-chi is known for wearing a smile and bringing a helpful attitude. Ms. Song was recognized Oct. 16 for her outstanding customer service and professionalism by Korea Southern Exchange General Manager William Ripley and Joseph Lee, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command’s community relations director. “I wanted to take a moment…

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Associates Worldwide Can Contribute to Combined Federal Campaign

By Conner Hammett / November 2, 2020 /

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed lives all over the world—not only because of the devastating effects of the virus, but also the associated economic fallout that has impacted millions worldwide. That’s why the Exchange is calling on associates worldwide to contribute to the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace…

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Keesler AFB Exchange Facilities Sustain Minor Damage from Hurricane Zeta

By Chris Ward / October 29, 2020 /

Hurricane Zeta blew ashore in the Gulf Coast overnight, packing high winds and heavy rain while damaging Exchange facilities in its path. Keesler AFB, which will reopen on Friday, bore the brunt of the storm as the canopy at the Express suffered wind damage and an Exchange trailer was blown over. Damage was reported at…

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