Loyd Brumfield

COVID-19 Heroes: Thanks to SFD, Santa Claus is Coming to Town … Virtually

By Loyd Brumfield / November 25, 2020 /

JingleRing provides a platform for families to spend time with St. Nick in a virtual environment from their homes.

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Fort Huachuca Soldier Wins $25,000 Vacation in Exchange’s Ultimate Trip Sweepstakes

By Loyd Brumfield / November 19, 2020 /

Pvt. Cade Davis won a $25,000 dream vacation in the Exchange’s Subway Sip. Rip. Ultimate Trip sweepstakes.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Jun King and Ed Wood, HQ

By Loyd Brumfield / November 19, 2020 /

Jun King and Ed Wood met through a mutual Exchange friend more than 20 years ago.

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47,000 and Counting: Exchange Nears Hiring Goal for Veterans, Military Spouses

By Loyd Brumfield / November 17, 2020 /

The Exchange remains committed to providing careers for the military community as it closes in on its goal of hiring 50,000 Veterans and military spouses.

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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 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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ICYMI: The Week that was in the Exchange Post

By Loyd Brumfield / October 30, 2020 /

This week in the Exchange Post, Hurricane Zeta damaged some parts of the Keesler Exchange but no injuries were reported, 52 winners had their layaway balances paid off in a surprise presentation as part of the Exchange’s Pay Away the Layaway, and the Exchange paid tribute to National Disability Employment Awareness Month. In case you…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Scott and Rachel Montgomery, LG

By Loyd Brumfield / October 29, 2020 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. Scott Montgomery is proof of the ability to move up at the Exchange. He started his career as a warehouse worker, and he will finish as manager of the Exchange’s largest distribution center. “I’ve been looking back a lot lately, even back…

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‘The Exchange Has Always Been in My Corner’: A Salute to National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By Loyd Brumfield / October 28, 2020 /

Mimi Moore has advice for those who are unsure of how to approach people with disabilities. “Treat them like you would anyone else,” the Offutt Exchange recruiting manager said. “Get to know them on a personal level. Some days are good days and some days are bad days; we’re just like anyone else.” As the…

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Communication, Collaboration Vital as Exchange Confronted Early Days of COVID-19

By Loyd Brumfield / October 28, 2020 /

Open communication lines and a willingness to consider every option were crucial as the Exchange confronted the early days of the COVID-19 crisis in the Pacific. Scott Bonner, the Exchange’s regional vice president for Korea and Hawaii, discussed leadership principles during the crisis Oct. 22 in a virtual gathering hosted by the Exchange’s Able, Believe,…

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