Exchanges Find Way to Continue Serving Retirees Despite Access Restrictions

By Conner Hammett / May 19, 2020 /

When access to Nellis Air Force Base was restricted to all but mission-essential personnel amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Las Vegas-area retirees found that even a routine trip to the Exchange was suddenly out of the question.

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Aviano Exchange Continues to Serve Airmen, Families During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Conner Hammett / May 19, 2020 /

When the Italian government imposed a nationwide shutdown on March 9, Aviano Air Base followed suit—and with the restrictions prompting the closure of Exchange restaurants, dining options were limited for the Airmen who were now unable to leave the base.

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COVID-19 Heroes: Alterations Stores Pivot to Making Face Coverings

By Chris Ward / May 18, 2020 /

Exchange alteration shops have found a creative way to help during the pandemic while adhering to physical distancing restrictions. About 40 alteration shops worldwide are making face coverings in response to the Department of Defense guidance requiring the use of them on installations.

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Grieving Spouse: Little Rock MCS Manager Said Yes When ‘So Many People Were Saying No’

By Conner Hammett / May 18, 2020 /

Military Clothing Store Manager Lari Sasser spent more than an hour with customer Rani Hall, ensuring her husband would be relieved of duty in his Army Service Uniform, complete with the medals and ribbons he earned in service of his country.

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Global Connection Award Honors Fort Belvoir Exchange Commitment to Diversity

By Loyd Brumfield / May 15, 2020 /

Fort Belvoir earned the Exchange’s top prize in its Global Connection contest to recognize diversity and inclusion.

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COVID-19 Heroes: Fort Polk Pizza Hut Delivers Smiles

By Loyd Brumfield / May 14, 2020 /

When options for finding hot meals were limited for personnel at Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital because of COVID-19 concerns, the Exchange’s Pizza Hut came through with deliveries.

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Fort Hood Soldiers, Families Can Order Meals Online from Exchange Food Court

By Marisa Conner / May 13, 2020 /

The Fort Hood Exchange is testing an online ordering system for several of its restaurants.

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Personal Shopper Program Brings Comfort to Quarantined Troops

By Conner Hammett / May 13, 2020 /

“We hope this program brings Warfighters a sense of normalcy despite the uncertainty of the current situation.”

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COVID-19 Heroes: Dispatch from Eastern Region

By Marisa Conner / May 12, 2020 /

“We solve for yes. We do everything we can to help command.”

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COVID-19 HEROES: HQ Associate Helps Test Frontline Healthcare Workers for Virus

By Steve Smith / May 12, 2020 /

“I do this because I was needed and it’s my job and duty to help.”

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