Conner Hammett

Small But Mighty: Exchange Micro Markets Continue Rapid Growth

By Conner Hammett / March 3, 2021 /

When the Exchange launched its first unmanned automated micro market at the Raven Rock Mountain Complex, Pennsylvania, in 2014, the idea of a world-changing pandemic was far from the minds of most Americans. Yet, six years later, the concept has proved critical in the Exchange’s effort to serve those who serve in a safe, sanitized…

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Payroll Tax Repayment Plan Tool Now Live on Employee Self Service

By Conner Hammett / February 19, 2021 /

Exchange associates who had payroll taxes deferred in 2020 can now choose how many pay periods they’d like to use to repay the deferred taxes in Employee Self Service (ESS). Through March 8, associates can choose anywhere from one to 21 pay periods to have the deferred taxes deducted from their wages. Associates who have…

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Customer shoutouts - February 2021

February’s Customer Shoutouts: These Associates Rock!

By Conner Hammett / February 10, 2021 /

These associates went above and beyond in serving the best customers in the world!

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Repayment of Deferred Payroll Taxes Starts Feb. 19

By Conner Hammett / February 4, 2021 /

Exchange associates whose payroll taxes were deferred in 2020 now have more time to pay back the taxes—as well as the flexibility to set the duration of their repayments. Enacted via executive order in August, the deferral of Social Security payroll tax applied to about 24,000 Exchange associates making $4,000 or less per pay period…

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FAQ for Associates—Repayment of Deferred Payroll Taxes

By Conner Hammett / February 4, 2021 /

Q1. Can associates select the amount deducted from their biweekly paycheck? A1. Yes. The amount deducted from each check will be determined by each individual’s total repayment requirement and their selected repayment duration (one to 21 pay periods). Associates have until March 8 to select their repayment duration (one to 21 pay periods between PPE…

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Where to Learn More About COVID-19 Vaccines

By Conner Hammett / January 26, 2021 /

Exchange associates can visit the CDC’s official website for information about the COVID-19 vaccines, including frequently asked questions; benefits of receiving the vaccine; safety information; what to expect when receiving a vaccine; and more.

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Customer shoutouts - January 2021

January’s Customer Shoutouts: These Associates Rock!

By Conner Hammett / January 8, 2021 /

From the food court to the main store, these associates epitomize the meaning of ‘customer service!’

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MD SVP Anna Iosefo Retires After 31 Years of Service

By Conner Hammett / December 18, 2020 /

After 31 years, Senior Vice President of Merchandising Anna Iosefo is readying for retirement.

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Exchange CFO Jim Jordan Looks Back on 33 Years of Service

By Conner Hammett / December 16, 2020 /

As he prepares for retirement, Jim Jordan looks back on the legacy he leaves after more than three decades of serving the best customers in the world.

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Service Members, Families Can Lean on Military Relief Funds in Times of Crisis

By Conner Hammett / November 23, 2020 /

The Army Emergency Relief (AER) and the Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) partnership has taken on even greater importance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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