Robert Philpot

#FlashbackFriday: For Burger King’s Exchange Anniversary, a Whopper of a Gallery of BKs Through the Years

By Robert Philpot / August 5, 2022 /

#FlashbackFriday flashes back to when “We Go Where You Go” met “Have It Your Way.”

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Waco DC Associates Play Important Parts in Local SWAT Team’s Active Shooter Drill

By Robert Philpot / August 4, 2022 /

About two dozen managers and associates participated in the drill, and Waco SWAT praised their response.

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ICYMI: Here’s the Best of July in the Exchange Post

By Robert Philpot / July 29, 2022 /

ICYMI, here’s the best of July in the Exchange Post, with lots of photos.

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#FlashbackFriday: The Exchange During the Korean War

By Robert Philpot / July 29, 2022 /

#FlashbackFriday flashes back to Exchange support during the Korean War, which ended 69 years ago this week.

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LP Associates Earn Awards for Saving Exchange More than $400,000 in 2021

By Robert Philpot / July 28, 2022 /

Fourteen associates earned FY 2021 LP Productivity Awards for protecting Exchange earnings and keeping losses at a minimum.

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127 Years of Family Serving Family: Darien Mallard and Gwendolyn Guy, Keesler AFB

By Robert Philpot / July 27, 2022 /

The grandmother-granddaughter duo both celebrated their first anniversary with the Exchange in December.

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IG’s Chief of Inspections Takes a Nostalgic Journey as She Nears Retirement

By Robert Philpot / July 27, 2022 /

After a 20-year Army career, Lt. Col. Faith Lee, chief of inspections in the Inspector General’s Office, is preparing to retire in October. In a way, one of her last assignments for the Exchange brought her career to a full circle.

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Send Us Your 127th Anniversary Photos for a Special Flickr Album!

By Robert Philpot / July 25, 2022 /

Have pictures from you store’s celebration? Send them this way!

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#FlashbackFriday: Who Founded the Exchange? Both These Heroes Have a Case.

By Robert Philpot / July 22, 2022 /

With the Exchange preparing to mark its 127th anniversary July 25, #FlashbackFriday flashes back to the late 1800s and to two key figures in pre-Exchange history. One, Maj. Theodore Schwan, is often referred to as the “Founder of the Exchange.” But he had an important precursor in Col. Henry Morrow, who developed the concept that…

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ICYMI: Find Out About Shaq’s History as an ‘AAFES Kid’ on ‘Chief Chat’

By Robert Philpot / July 21, 2022 /

During the latest episode of “Chief Chat” on Thursday, Shaq talked about growing up in a military family, how that influenced his basketball career, and how he was an “AAFES Kid” who grew up with the Exchange,

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