Chris Ward

Mobile Field Exchange Serves Quarantined Heroes at Fort Drum

By Chris Ward / August 11, 2020 /

About 500 Soldiers returning from Afghanistan to Fort Drum and facing quarantine can still get soap, snacks and sundries from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s mobile field exchange (MFE).

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Exchanges Unscathed With First Brush of Hurricane Season

By Chris Ward / August 10, 2020 /

Exchanges across the Eastern seaboard were prepared for the worst as Hurricane Isaias made its way up the coast. The hurricane brought only heavy wind and rain and most Exchanges came through unscathed, with the exception being some minor water damage sustained at the Fort Bragg Exchange.

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Exchange Helps Make Life Better for Military Communities with New Dental Offices

By Chris Ward / August 5, 2020 /

Military family members and retirees have a reason to smile as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service further strengthens the exchange benefit with expanded dental services.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Angela and Lisa Comstock

By Chris Ward / July 24, 2020 /

For Lisa and Angela Comstock, the Exchange has always been a part of their lives.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Lillian Pena, Tyndall AFB Store Manager

By Chris Ward / July 10, 2020 /

Tyndall AFB store manager Lillian Pena has seen a lot in her 37 year career with the Exchange, as she accompanied her Army husband and family throughout CONUS and overseas.

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Fort Polk Rolls Out Red Carpet for Sequestered National Guard Members

By Chris Ward / July 9, 2020 /

Members of the 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment of the Michigan National Guard were treated to an evening of shopping and dining tailored for them at the Fort Polk Exchange.

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ICYMI: Last Week on ‘Chief Chat’

By Chris Ward / July 6, 2020 /

Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor, is giving members of the military community the chance to connect with big celebrities and rising talent in real-time during his “Chief Chats” on Facebook Live every Tuesday and Thursday. In case you missed it, last week’s episodes featured: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers,…

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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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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Prepared to Weather the Storm this Hurricane Season

By Chris Ward / June 1, 2020 /

“The Exchange stands ready to provide a ray of sunshine in the wake of a natural disaster and bring a bit of comfort and normalcy to an otherwise dire situation.”

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COVID-19 Heroes: Alterations Stores Pivot to Making Face Coverings

By Chris Ward / May 18, 2020 /

Exchange alteration shops have found a creative way to help during the pandemic while adhering to physical distancing restrictions. About 40 alteration shops worldwide are making face coverings in response to the Department of Defense guidance requiring the use of them on installations.

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