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Shull Named a Leader to Watch in 2018

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The Exchange is kicking off 2018 with recognition from an industry leading magazine dedicated to the critical issues and topics confronting senior retail managers. This month, Retail Leader named Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull one of 18 leaders to watch in 2018, heralding him as a “servant of those who serve(d).” The publication acknowledged Shull for leading the charge to welcome home all honorably discharged Veterans with a lifelong online military exchange shopping benefit, which launched on Veterans Day. “Being described as a ‘servant of those who serve(d)’ is a testament to the passion and dedication of the entire Exchange team,” Shull said. “Each of us is privileged to do our part to serve the best customers in the world. It…

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Exchange Serves Families at Snowball Express

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The largest gathering of children and families of America’s fallen military heroes came to Dallas for the annual Snowball Express Dec. 9 – 13. Snowball Express provides hope and new happy memories to the children of military heroes who have died while on active duty since 9/11. Each year, the organization brings children together from all over the world for a four days filled with fun activities, like sporting events, dances, amusement parks and more. Since 2011, the Exchange has served as a resource to military families attending Snowball Express. The Exchange outreach team sets up a booth with other military resources including: grief counseling, scholarship foundations, military ID cards and insurance companies. The outreach team explains the Exchange benefit to widows/widowers,…

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Holiday Spirit Abounds at Puerto Rico Exchange

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Puerto Rico is still recovering after suffering double blows from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Power, water and other necessities have been in short supply. Delivering live Christmas trees to the island would be difficult, but the Fort Buchanan Exchange team and Logistics were undeterred as they worked hard to ensure customers had the merchandise they needed for a holly, jolly, holiday. Fort Buchanan received four containers of Christmas trees in December. Associates worked quickly to unload the trees, handing them directly to customers who were lined up waiting for the shipment. General Manager Nick Nguyen explained the importance of the tree delivery to Fort Buchanan: “The Exchange is the only place on the island that offers live Christmas trees this…

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Military Clothing Store Serves Valued World War II Vet

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Deniz Barcala, manager at the Exchange’s Kleber Military Clothing Sales store and Wounded Heroes Service Center, meets many Soldiers and Airmen. On this particular day, she and her staff greeted World War II Veteran Anthony Grant, 97, who had flown to Germany to pin the sergeant’s rank on his grand-nephew Leonard Thomas. Grant also needed medals for his World War II uniform, and Barcala’s staff was more than willing to serve a Veteran. Sgt. Thomas, a regular visitor to the store, brought Grant in to introduce him to the Exchange associates. “Sgt. Thomas knows our passion for our Soldiers,” Barcala said. “This is why what we do is important. It doesn’t matter what age or when they served— they take…

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