April 2019

Exchange associates wearing logo shirts under "Brand Pride" headline.

Be a Brand Ambassador by Wearing the Exchange Logo

By Steve Smith / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

On aafesbrand.com, choose from everything from stylish shirts to coffee mugs

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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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Loaves of bread on rotating shelf in Exchange bakery.

Why the Exchange’s Relevancy Matters: Supporting Combat Readiness with Tastes of Home

By Steve Smith / April 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Baked goods and drinking water and tastes of home.

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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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Associate Jay Flythe

Fort Gordon Exchange Welcomes Associate Home from Special Olympics

By Marisa Wolfe / April 8, 2019 / 3 Comments

“The Exchange is very excited that Jay got to compete on a world stage.”

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Actor Mark Wahlberg stands with Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull and Soldiers and Airmen assigned to HQ.

Wahlberg Salutes Soldiers, Airmen at Exchange Headquarters

By Julie Mitchell / April 8, 2019 / 2 Comments

The Exchange and actor Mark Wahlberg are partnering to improve the quality of life for Soldiers and Airmen.

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Blue chevron pattrn

U.S. and Canadian Military Exchanges Share Insights, Ideas in Pursuit of Common Mission

By Marisa Wolfe / April 4, 2019 / 1 Comment

The Exchange welcomed Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services to Dallas headquarters.

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Line at Qdoba restaurant.

Words from Director/CEO Tom Shull: 2018 Strategic Priorities, What We Accomplished

By Tom Shull / April 4, 2019 / 4 Comments

Because of you, the Exchange remains the lead tank in the delivery of hard-earned benefits to Warfighters and their families! 

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Associate beside an Exchange Protection Plan promotional sign.

Associate, Store Contests Drive Business, Spur Creativity

By Steve Smith / April 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

In 2018, the Exchange awarded more than $75,000 to stores and associates in contests running the gamut, from who could sell the most Snickers bars to Exchange Protection Plans.

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GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - At the Vietnam pinning ceremony March 29, CSM Micheal Sutterfield of the USAG Bavaria talks with retired Sgt. 1st Class Mario Mercado. Mercado served in Vietnam from August 1972 to March 1973. Forty-six years ago on March 29, he was on the second-to-last plane out of Vietnam, but not before seeing the closing of the Tan Son Nhut Air Base. He served as a helicopter medic and gunner.

Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremonies: See Pictures from Exchanges Around the World

By Steve Smith / April 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

More than 250 pictures from around the world in the 2019 Vietnam Veteran Pinning ceremony album on Flickr.

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