Awards

COVID-19 Heroes: Germany Services Team Delivers Personal Touch

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / March 11, 2021 /

More than 50 Exchange concessionaires at Baumholder, Kleber, Landstuhl, Vogelweh, Panzer and Ramstein received a thank you letter from Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull and Chief Operating Officer Jason Rosenberg—with a personal touch. The letter was sent to all Exchange service business managers to share with their concessionaires, but Kaiserslautern Military Community SBM Lani Chandler and…

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‘My Instincts to Help Kicked in’: Yokota Associate Honored for Heroic Work After Off-Post Accident

By SSG Mark Kauffman / March 10, 2021 /

Mayumi Hongo was enjoying a day off Feb. 17 when she witnessed the aftermath of a serious vehicle accident off-post. Hongo, a Charleys associate at the Yokota BX, quickly noticed the car had a “Y” license plate, which indicated that it belonged to a U.S. service member. Hongo rushed to the aid of the driver,…

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Fort Bliss Military Clothing Manager Honored For Compassion, Care

By Chris Ward / March 4, 2021 /

For Fort Bliss Military Clothing Store Manager Bobby Upton, being recognized for assisting military families during times of sorrow was both an honor and a surprise. Fort Bliss Garrison Commander Col. Stu James presented his challenge coin to Upton on behalf of the Casualty Assistance Center. The Casualty Assistance Center ensures military families have support…

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Christine Bigot receives Hero Award

COVID-19 Heroes: Rose Barracks Inventory Control Associate Has a Servant’s Heart

By Lisa Ferguson / February 10, 2021 /

Christine has voluntarily taken on additional duties at the Express since the pandemic began.

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Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull Earns 2021 Distinguished Graduate Award from West Point Association of Graduates

By Julie Mitchell / February 3, 2021 /

Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull is a Soldier for Life with a lasting legacy of dedication to service members, Veterans and their families.

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Exchange Associates Save Lives, Receive Honors at Fort Huachuca

By Karen Stevens Sampson/Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office / January 25, 2021 /

Gidget Rivera and Daniel Fox were presented with commander’s coins and certificates from Fort Huachuca Garrison Commander Col. Jarrod Moreland and Exchange General Manager Jeff Hyatt to acknowledge their customer care and heroism.

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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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