Western Region

Civilian Employees Celebrate New Exchange Privileges

By Conner Hammett / May 11, 2021 /

The Exchange is honored to welcome the 575,000 DoD and Coast Guard civilian employees who can now shop at their local Exchange.

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Exchange Supports Fort Bliss with COVID-19 Vaccination Site

By Robert Philpot / May 6, 2021 /

The Exchange’s Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss worked in lockstep with garrison command to set up a site at the shopping center for COVID-19 vaccinations. Fort Bliss garrison command approached Exchange General Manager Michael Brennan on April 26, and by April 29, a vacant 7,900-square-foot space in the shopping center was turned into a vaccination…

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Exchange Unveils Updated BX at Luke Air Force Base

By Loyd Brumfield / May 5, 2021 /

A new era of convenience kicked off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 5 to celebrate the grand reopening of a freshly redesigned Luke Air Force Base Exchange.

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White Sands Commander Presents Coin to Exchange’s Versatile ‘Utility Man’

By Robert Philpot / May 3, 2021 /

At the White Sands Missile Range PX, Johnathan Taynor keeps the shelves stocked. He also assists customers who need help finding something, or tell them when an out-of-stock item is due in the store. That’s how he describes his job. Brandi Army, Combined Activities manager at the PX, puts it another way. “He’s our utility…

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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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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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Davis-Monthan Kids Find Slice of Life at Papa John’s ‘How to Make a Pizza’ Event

By Robert Philpot / March 24, 2021 /

Ace Cummings, Services Business manager at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, and a new marketing team for Papa John’s were discussing how to boost sales for the pizza place when the marketing team asked if they could invite kids from the base to show them how to make a pizza. “Absolutely!” Cummings said. The team contacted…

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Fort Bliss Military Clothing Manager Honored For Compassion, Care

By Chris Ward / March 4, 2021 /

For Fort Bliss Military Clothing Store Manager Bobby Upton, being recognized for assisting military families during times of sorrow was both an honor and a surprise. Fort Bliss Garrison Commander Col. Stu James presented his challenge coin to Upton on behalf of the Casualty Assistance Center. The Casualty Assistance Center ensures military families have support…

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Top Associates Share Their Tips for MILITARY STAR Success

By Marisa Conner / March 2, 2021 /

When shoppers use the MILITARY STAR® card, they save—and so does the Exchange. The card brings approximately $468 million in value annually from interest savings and rewards cards for our Warfighters and their families, while saving the Military Resale Community over $26 million a year in credit card processing fees. Understanding the unique benefits the…

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