Directorates/Regions

125 Years of Family Serving Family — Shirley Williams, Fort Jackson

By Lisa Ferguson / February 1, 2021 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. Much has changed at the Fort Jackson Exchange since Shirley Williams joined the team in 1970. Back then, the main store had yet to be built. She sold towels, dishes and other home goods at an Exchange housewares store on the installation.…

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COVID-19 Heroes: Sheppard AFB Associate Honored for Keeping Shoppers Safe

By Lisa Ferguson / January 28, 2021 /

Orange juice, lip balm, ramen noodles, shampoo: What reads like a simple grocery list to most people may actually be a lifeline for others. Karen Graves knows this firsthand. An administrative assistant at the Sheppard Air Force Base Exchange, she recently received a Hero Award for her work managing the store’s personal shopper program. The…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Cooper Family, U.S. Military Academy

By Lisa Ferguson / January 27, 2021 /

As Exchange associates, Tessa and MaKayla Cooper are following in the footsteps of their mother, Rebekah Cooper.

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Where to Learn More About COVID-19 Vaccines

By Conner Hammett / January 26, 2021 /

Exchange associates can visit the CDC’s official website for information about the COVID-19 vaccines, including frequently asked questions; benefits of receiving the vaccine; safety information; what to expect when receiving a vaccine; and more.

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Exchange Associates Save Lives, Receive Honors at Fort Huachuca

By Karen Stevens Sampson/Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office / January 25, 2021 /

Gidget Rivera and Daniel Fox were presented with commander’s coins and certificates from Fort Huachuca Garrison Commander Col. Jarrod Moreland and Exchange General Manager Jeff Hyatt to acknowledge their customer care and heroism.

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Exchange’s Move from Camp Market to Camp Humphreys Nears Completion

By Loyd Brumfield / January 21, 2021 /

The move is a milestone for the Exchange, which has been operating the distribution center and bakery at Camp Market since 1975 from buildings constructed in the 1930s. An oven that dates to the 1970s, dubbed “Big Bertha,” is still running at the bakery.

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Aviano Exchange Celebrates Military Spouse’s $10,000 Shopping Spree

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / January 20, 2021 /

For Air Force military spouse Brentnee Conaway, an ordinary lunch turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity thanks to the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Conaway won a $10,000 shopping spree at the Aviano Air Base Exchange through Subway’s Sip. Rip. Ultimate Trip sweepstakes.

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Exchange Retirees Deploy to Serve at Tip of the Spear

By Lisa Ferguson / January 20, 2021 /

In 2020, nearly a dozen Exchange retirees rejoined the Department of Defense’s largest retailer and deployed to Southwest Asia, where their vast training, knowledge and skills are a valuable asset.

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Western Region SVP Shelly Milum Armstrong Celebrates Retirement after 30-Year Career

By Marisa Conner / January 19, 2021 /

Despite her father serving 21 years in the Air Force and her mother working at the Lackland Air Force Base Exchange, Shelly Milum Armstrong hadn’t given the Exchange much thought when she graduated from college. Plans quickly shifted when the Exchange recruited her for its college trainee program.

Thirty years and eleven moves later, Armstrong is preparing to retire as the Exchange’s Western Region Senior Vice President.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Daphany Horne, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

By Lisa Ferguson / January 14, 2021 /

Daphany Horne was honored recently for 30 years of service to the Exchange.

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