Awards

COVID-19 Heroes: At JBSA, Team Pivots to Serve Basic Military Trainees

By Lisa Ferguson / December 14, 2020 /

Several Joint Base San Antonio Exchange associates from the Lackland BMT Reception store received Hero Awards.

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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 to Host Medal of Honor Recipients Throughout November on ‘Chief Chat’

By Julie Mitchell / November 5, 2020 /

“Chief Chat,” the Exchange’s twice-a-week Facebook broadcast, is hosting Medal of Honor recipients and a Coast Guard Silver Lifesaving medal recipient during November.

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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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Exchange Director/CEO Recognized For Supporting Military Readiness, Recruiting, Retention and Resiliency

By Chris Ward / October 13, 2020 /

DALLAS – Army & Air Force Exchange Service Director/CEO Tom Shull received the Department of Defense Distinguished Service Award from the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) during the organization’s virtual fall meeting on Oct. 8. Since World War II, NDTA has provided a trusted environment where government, military and private sector professionals can collaborate toward…

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Waco Distribution Center Driver Earns National All-Star Status

By Loyd Brumfield / October 6, 2020 /

Bruce Cameron, a driver with the Exchange for 16 years, has been named a 2020 All-Star Driver by the National Private Truck Council. Cameron is the Exchange’s sixth driver in the past 11 years to earn All-Star status. “It’s nice to have that recognition. It shows that people care about truckers and what they do—especially…

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Camp Humphreys Exchange Associates Recognized for Assisting Quarantined Soldiers, Families

By Chris Ward / October 5, 2020 /

Thirty-six Camp Humphreys associates recently received recognition from garrison command for assisting Soldiers and their families in quarantine after PCS’ing to Camp Humphreys. Camp Humphreys General Manager Ann Yi as well as associates from the food court, main store, Human Resources, Distribution Center, Loss Prevention, Logistics, IT, help desk, contracting and the executive office volunteered…

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Exchange’s Outstanding Associate with a Disability Honored for Hard Work

By Loyd Brumfield / October 2, 2020 /

Services Operations Assistant Joseph Puryear is considered a “go-to” associate at the Joint Base Charleston Exchange. His hard work and care for the military community have earned him an honor from the Department of Defense. Puryear, an Air Force Veteran who has served with the Exchange for 14 years, is the Exchange’s recipient of the…

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For 13th Straight Year, Exchange Named Top 50 Employer for Latinas

By Loyd Brumfield / October 1, 2020 /

LATINA Style magazine has named the Exchange one of the 50 best companies for Latinas to work for the 13th year in a row, a reflection of the commitment to diversity and inclusion at the Department of Defense’s largest retailer. The LATINA Style 50 Report focuses on promotions, recruitment and retention for Latinas; the number…

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Exchange Named Best for Vets Employer for Seventh Consecutive Year

By Loyd Brumfield / August 26, 2020 /

In this year’s rankings, the Exchange earned high marks for its programs to attract and retain Veterans as well as employment support for National Guard and Reserve associates.

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