Pacific Region

Okinawa IT Associates Troubleshoot to Success, Pleasing the King

By SSG Mark Kauffman / November 9, 2022 /

On a Sunday evening in September, Camp Foster Burger King’s menu board suddenly went blank. Mika Belote and Tetsu Sakihama, IT specialists, came to the rescue.

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Japan, Korea Exchanges Escape Major Damage from Typhoon Hinnamnor

By Robert Philpot / September 7, 2022 /

All associates were reported safe after the strongest Pacific storm of the season made landfall in eastern Asia during the weekend.

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Einstein Bros. Bagels Opens at Camp Foster, Expands in Pacific Region

By SSG Mark Kauffman / August 22, 2022 /

The Camp Foster location is the fourth to open in the Pacific Region during August, bringing a taste of home to troops serving overseas.

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127 Years of Family Serving Family: David Campbell, Kadena BX

By SSG Mark Kauffman / August 1, 2022 /

The customer experience associate received his one-year service award in April. But there was a twist.

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Pacific Region Deputy Commander Supports Okinawa VFW

By SSG Mark Kauffman / June 30, 2022 /

Lt. Col. Lanelle Pickett Jr. was the keynote speaker for the Veterans of Foreign Wars, District One-Post 9723’s Annual Convention Banquet.

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‘My family and I are extremely excited to join the Exchange family’

By SSG Mark Kauffman / June 23, 2022 /

Air Force Col. Jason L. Beck’s connection to the Exchange goes back to his childhood but it it was while serving in the Air Force that he truly appreciated all that the Exchange does for the military community.

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Yokota and Okinawa Military Partners Find Recipe for Teamwork When Bakery Oven Breaks Down

By SSG Mark Kauffman / June 16, 2022 /

When the Okinawa Bakery ran into an unexpected problem that could have halted production of baked goods without an estimated time frame for repairs, teamwork among Pacific exchanges and military partners saved the day.

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Exchange Opens Bun-D Restaurant at Camp Foster

By SSG Mark Kauffman / May 25, 2022 /

“This healthy new dining option shows how the Exchange continues to support our Marines on Okinawa with goods and services that help build their fitness and resolve.”

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New Pacific Region Senior Enlisted Advisor Focuses on Support

By SSG Mark Kauffman / May 12, 2022 /

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service welcomed Army Sgt. Maj. Generose Green as the senior enlisted advisor for its Pacific Region.

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Vietnam Veterans Honored at Pinning Ceremonies at PXs, BXs around the Globe

By Marisa Conner / March 29, 2022 /

In honor of National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29, the Exchange honored Vietnam Veterans at more than 150 of its locations worldwide.

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