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#FlashbackFriday: 66 Years Ago, the Exchange Welcomed Hungarian Refugees to the U.S.

By Robert Philpot / December 9, 2022 /

On Dec. 9, 1956—66 years ago today—President Eisenhower announced that 15,000 Hungarian refugees would be allowed to enter the United States after Soviet troops crushed an uprising in Budapest. Operation Safe Haven, also known as Operation Mercy, began. Thousands of refugees were transported from Munich, West Germany, to Camp Kilmer, N.J., which was renamed Camp…

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Watch the Exchange on TV During the Army-Navy Game

By Marisa Conner / December 8, 2022 /

Millions of TV viewers will see an Exchange commercial—produced by the Exchange’s Digital Media Network team—during Saturday’s TV broadcast of the showdown between the Black Knights and the Midshipmen.

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ICYMI: Here’s the Best of November in the Exchange Post and on Flickr

By Robert Philpot / December 7, 2022 /

In November in the Exchange Post, the Exchange scored a win for brand marketing at the Commanders’ Classic game, during which Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass was honored with the Exchange’s inaugural Warfighter Quality of Life Champion Award;  Exchanges worldwide saluted Veterans on Veterans Day; Florida Exchanges weathered another storm;…

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Fort Hood Exchange Salutes Its Newest Addition, Patriotic Apparel Store Grunt Style

By Chris Ward / December 7, 2022 /

Founded in 2009 by a former Army drill sergeant, Grunt Style offers patriotic apparel and accessories for men, women and kids.

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Exchange to Display New Truck Wrap at 123rd Army-Navy Game

By Conner Hammett / December 7, 2022 /

The patriotic trailer wrap will be on display at the game on Dec. 10 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

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Gap Launching ‘For the Family’ at Select Exchange Stores and ShopMyExchange.com

By Keiana Holleman / December 6, 2022 /

Gap men’s and women’s clothing is available in-store at 15 PXs and BXs worldwide. Three of the locations will also offer children’s clothing.

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Where Heroes Work Video: George Hayward, Dan Daniel Distribution Center

By The Exchange Post / December 6, 2022 /

“The best part of my job is, I feel like I’m still serving my country,” the Army Veteran says.

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Exchange to Honor Actor, Producer Mark Wahlberg with Quality-of-Life Force Multiplier Award

By Julie Mitchell / December 6, 2022 /

A staunch advocate for our Nation’s military, Wahlberg will be honored Dec. 10 on the field during the Army-Navy Game.

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JBSA-Randolph Unwraps a New Bath & Body Works

By Chris Ward / December 5, 2022 /

Randolph 502nd Security Forces Group Commander Col. Jason Sleger helped Randolph AFB Exchange leaders cut the ribbon on the store,

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Pacific Region Senior Vice President Karin Duncan, surrounded by her team.

Pacific Region Senior Vice President Karin Duncan Brings 35-Year Exchange Journey to a Close

By Conner Hammett / December 2, 2022 /

“You never know what kind of difference you can make in someone’s life. You always have to teach and coach. Sometimes you have to provide some guidance and sometimes someone might not be doing something the best way, but that’s why you’re there—to always help that team member learn how to be and do better.”

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