Conner Hammett

Camp As Sayliyah Exchange Rapidly Reopens to Serve Troops Supporting Afghan Guests

By Conner Hammett / September 15, 2021 /

With help from partners inside and outside the Exchange, the team reopened the store in about two and a half weeks, a rapid restart compared to the six-month wind-down period before closing.

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Exchange Mounts Worldwide Effort to Support Afghan Guests Staying at U.S. Military Installations

By Conner Hammett / September 1, 2021 /

So far, the Exchange has shipped 250,000 units of merchandise, including blankets, hygiene products, shoes, children’s items, snacks, beverages and other essentials, in support of Afghan guests in a mission requires input from nearly every corner of Exchange operations.

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Services and Food SVP Trini Saucedo Looks Back on 42 Years of Serving Those Who Serve

By Conner Hammett / August 24, 2021 /

Saucedo will retire Aug. 27, capping off a career defined by tireless determination to find new and better ways to serve Warfighters and their families.

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We Did It! Exchange Reaches Veteran and Military Spouse Hiring Goal

By Conner Hammett / August 23, 2021 /

Air Force spouse Caitlynn Kelly, who recently joined the Exchange team as a customer experience associate at the Grand Forks Air Force Base Express, is the Exchange’s 50,000th Veteran or spouse hire since 2013.

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Now Hiring! Exchange Offers Work-from-Home Flexibility to IT Applicants Worldwide

By Conner Hammett / August 19, 2021 /

Looking to kick-start a career in Information Technology? Know someone who is? The Exchange’s IT directorate, which is seeking internal and external candidates worldwide, can help.

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Exchange Deploys Mobile Field Exchange to Serve Afghan Special Immigrant Applicants at Fort Lee

By Conner Hammett / August 12, 2021 /

Just four days after leaders of Task Force-Eagle requested a Mobile Field Exchange (MFE) to support the State Department-led Operation Allies Refuge, the 53-foot store on wheels came to Fort Lee after a 1,300-mile trek from the Exchange’s Waco Distribution Center in Texas.

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Goodfellow Air Force Base Exchange Unveils $9.3 Million Upgrade

By Conner Hammett / August 5, 2021 /

The upgrade includes an expanded selection of BE FIT gear and electronics; a mall featuring tactical, barber and beauty shops; retail concessionaire kiosks; expanded food court seating with charging stations; and three quick-serve restaurants including the Dunkin’ Donuts, Subway and Sam’s Burritos.

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Exchange Opens First Auto Insurance Business at Ramstein Air Base

By Conner Hammett / July 15, 2021 /

Located inside the Military AutoSource office at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Exchange, American Auto Services kicks off a pilot program that could lead to more insurance offices opening at overseas Exchanges.

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Exchange’s 2020 Mission Report Chronicles Unprecedented Support of Military Communities During Pandemic

By Conner Hammett / July 6, 2021 /

The Exchange is giving Warfighters, military families and stakeholders an inside look at efforts to serve those who serve during the COVID-19 pandemic with the release of its 2020 Mission Report.

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BE FIT Ambassador Roy Montez Helps Fort Leonard Wood Shoppers Jump-Start Healthy Lifestyles

By Conner Hammett / July 1, 2021 /

Exchange BE FIT Marketing Manager and Brand Ambassador Roy Montez brought his virtual efforts to help military shoppers lead a BE FIT lifestyle into the real world June 26 at the Fort Leonard Wood Exchange.

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