Eastern Region

125 Years of Family Serving Family – Zaida Torres, Fort Buchanan

By Lisa Ferguson / December 23, 2020 /

On Nov. 5, Zaida Torres was honored with a ceremony recognizing her 40 years of service to the Exchange.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Terrence Carter, Fort Bragg

By Marisa Conner / December 21, 2020 /

For Terrence Carter, the best part of working for the Exchange is interacting with people from all walks of life.

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Exchanges Weather the Storm Following Tropical Storm Eta

By Conner Hammett / November 12, 2020 /

“We are deeply grateful for the teams on the ground who continue to press forward with the Exchange mission, as well as the support we received from Exchange directorates.”

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Associates Worldwide Can Contribute to Combined Federal Campaign

By Conner Hammett / November 2, 2020 /

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed lives all over the world—not only because of the devastating effects of the virus, but also the associated economic fallout that has impacted millions worldwide. That’s why the Exchange is calling on associates worldwide to contribute to the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Scott and Rachel Montgomery, LG

By Loyd Brumfield / October 29, 2020 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. Scott Montgomery is proof of the ability to move up at the Exchange. He started his career as a warehouse worker, and he will finish as manager of the Exchange’s largest distribution center. “I’ve been looking back a lot lately, even back…

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Exchanges Bracing for 11th Hurricane of the Season

By Chris Ward / October 28, 2020 /

Despite the official end of hurricane season rapidly approaching, Exchanges along the Gulf Coast are facing yet another major storm as Hurricane Zeta quickly moves toward shore. The Keesler AFB Exchange shut down at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Maxwell AFB is expecting high winds and rain and a possible delayed opening Thursday, and Hurlburt Field will…

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Exchange shopper Martha Alaniz and granddaughter Jolina Tynes pick up winter clothes for Alaniz's three grandchildren Oct. 14 at the Fort Hood Exchange. Alaniz was one of 52 lucky shoppers notified this week that their Exchange layaway balances were paid in full by the nonprofit Pay Away the Layaway. Also pictured, Fort Hood Main Store Manager Teresa Palu.

More Than 50 Exchange Shoppers’ Layaway Balances Paid in Full

By Conner Hammett / October 26, 2020 /

“It makes me so happy that someone would do this for someone and not even know the circumstances they’re in. That makes it even more special.”

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October’s Customer Shoutouts: These Associates Rock!

By Conner Hammett / October 15, 2020 /

These associates epitomize the meaning of ‘customer service!’

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MacDill Air Force Base Express Store Assistant Maria Whitaker

125 Years of Family Serving Family – Maria Whitaker, MacDill Air Force Base

By Conner Hammett / October 6, 2020 /

“Even after 40 years, I’m still learning new things.”

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Exchange’s Outstanding Associate with a Disability Honored for Hard Work

By Loyd Brumfield / October 2, 2020 /

Services Operations Assistant Joseph Puryear is considered a “go-to” associate at the Joint Base Charleston Exchange. His hard work and care for the military community have earned him an honor from the Department of Defense. Puryear, an Air Force Veteran who has served with the Exchange for 14 years, is the Exchange’s recipient of the…

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