Directorates/Regions

New $54 Million PX Shopping Center Opens at Fort Sam Houston

By Chris Ward / April 15, 2021 /

With the snip of a ribbon, a new era of shopping was launched at Fort Sam Houston as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service formally opened its shopping center.

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Exchange Shoppers Donate $2.4 Million to Military Relief Funds in 2020

By Marisa Conner / April 14, 2021 /

Year-round giving option at PX/BX registers nets $2.4 million in donations for Army Emergency Relief and the Air Force Assistance Fund in 2020—a 1,000% increase from 2019.

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Exchange Supports Troops in Poland and Macedonia as Military Training Exercises Begin

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / April 13, 2021 /

Associates at the tip of the spear worked to open two mobile field Exchanges (MFEs) in Poland and launched a rodeo in the Krivolak Training Area, Republic of Macedonia, supporting U.S. troops engaging in military exercises. The MFEs strengthen the readiness and resiliency of the U.S. troops as they conduct bilateral, joint and multinational training…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Sharon Fosco, warehouse receiver, Fort Belvoir

By Loyd Brumfield / April 12, 2021 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. Sharon Fosco has a lifelong connection to Fort Belvoir. Not only was she born here and christened in the old military chapel on base, she has also spent her entire 35-year Exchange career here. That service to the Exchange and Fort Belvoir…

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Where Heroes Win! Exchange Shoppers Score More Than $1.1 Million in Prizes in 2020

By Marisa Conner / April 8, 2021 /

Though the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of many in-store events last year, the Exchange hosted more than 150 sweepstakes to award more than $1.1 million in prizes to the military community. Many of these prizes were presented to the winners at their local PXs and BXs. Subway’s Sip. Rip. Ultimate Trip Sweepstakes for the…

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Fort Irwin Exchange Honors 97-year-old Veteran of Three Wars on National Vietnam War Veterans Day

By Robert Philpot / April 7, 2021 /

The Fort Irwin Exchange looked forward to honoring Vietnam Veterans on March 29, National Vietnam War Veterans Day. But there was one Veteran the team hoped to see. A Veteran not just of the Vietnam War, but of the Korean War and World War II. “We all know about him,” said Store Manager Lorraine Davis.…

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All-New RMA/ROMA Programs Let Management Candidates Set Their Own Pace

By Loyd Brumfield / April 6, 2021 /

Career growth and advancement at the Exchange are now more accessible to associates thanks to two redesigned Human Resources programs. The Exchange’s Retail Management Academy and Restaurant Operations Management Academy are now almost completely virtual so candidates can work at their own pace. “Both of these programs are very beneficial to associates who aspire to…

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On Flickr: See Photos From National Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremonies

By Robert Philpot / April 1, 2021 /

On March 29, Exchanges worldwide commemorated National Vietnam War Veterans Day with ceremonies thanking and honoring Vietnam Veterans for their service. Exchanges provided more than 430 photos from the events, which you can view in this Flickr album. The Exchange Post and social media teams will continue to showcase these special events. Send your best…

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Renovated Reel Time Theater Enhances Quality of Life at Fort Irwin

By Loyd Brumfield / April 1, 2021 /

It was lights, camera, action on the silver screen as the Exchange raised the curtain on a newly renovated Reel Time Theater at Fort Irwin. “This is something that has been a long time in the making, and it was very exciting to see it open again,” Fort Irwin PX General Manager Holly Elliott said.…

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Dan Daniel DC Celebrates New Warehouse Technology’s First Anniversary

By Conner Hammett / March 30, 2021 /

It’s been a little over a year since the Dan Daniel Distribution Center finished modernizing its warehouse management technology. And the effort has paid off. For proof, look no further than the Virginia DC’s ability to handle the increase in orders driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the JDA warehouse management system and a…

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