COVID-19

Exchange Delivers Free Hygiene Essentials to Quarantined Trainees at Fort Benning

By Conner Hammett / March 17, 2022 /

“We want to take care of our Soldiers—they’re why we’re here. It’s family serving family.”

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Associates Can Now Upload Vaccination Verification

By Chris Ward / October 14, 2021 /

With all federal employees required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 22, the Exchange has implemented a way for associates to attest to their vaccination status.

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What to Know About Vaccination Requirements

By The Exchange Post / October 8, 2021 /

On Sept. 9, President Biden issued an Executive Order on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. You may have questions about what the Executive Order means for you. The Exchange’s HR team has curated a list of frequently asked questions and responses. .

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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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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Opens at Fort Leonard Wood Exchange

By Chad Ashe, General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital Public Affairs / June 29, 2021 /

General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital leaders have partnered with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service to offer a new, convenient location to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

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‘I’ve Enjoyed the Years I’ve Been Here’: Beloved Fort Benning Associate Retires After Nearly 50 Years

By Robert Philpot / May 25, 2021 /

When Rosa Bell’s husband joined the Army, she wanted a job where she could be near him. She had two strong prospects: Delta Air Lines in Atlanta, and the Fort Benning Exchange. The Exchange called first. That was in 1972, when Bell started as a part-time associate. “If you did well, they would make you…

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Exchange Supports Fort Bliss with COVID-19 Vaccination Site

By Robert Philpot / May 6, 2021 /

The Exchange’s Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss worked in lockstep with garrison command to set up a site at the shopping center for COVID-19 vaccinations. Fort Bliss garrison command approached Exchange General Manager Michael Brennan on April 26, and by April 29, a vacant 7,900-square-foot space in the shopping center was turned into a vaccination…

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Fort Drum Starbucks Manager Earns a Venti-size Quarterly Award

By Robert Philpot / May 4, 2021 /

Heather Laudun’s move to store manager at the Fort Drum Starbucks got off to a challenging start as the COVID-19 pandemic struck around the time she began. “It was literally my first year as a manager,” said Laudun, who worked for Starbucks from 2012 to 2018 and then returned in March 2020 to work at…

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From Director/CEO Tom Shull: 2021 Strategic Priorities—Driving For Success to Preserve the Benefit

By Tom Shull / April 26, 2021 /

After an unprecedented 2020, Team Exchange is focused on preserving the hard-earned benefit for all who wear the uniform—past, present and future. Six strategic priorities will increase the organization’s relevancy as the Exchange continues to be a crucial non-pay benefit for those we are so honored to serve.

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KMCC Exchange Brings Cheer, Smiles to Military Kids During Purple Up Drive-Up Celebration

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / April 21, 2021 /

Kaiserslautern Military Community Center Exchange associates celebrated military kids in a safe, sanitized and secure way during the two-day event at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

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