Family Serving Family

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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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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Teams Across the Exchange Come Together to Celebrate the Youngest Heroes

By Marisa Conner / March 31, 2021 /

April is the Month of the Military Child, but the efforts to make the celebration come to life begin long before—back in October for the Exchange MOMC team. As the team sat down to prepare, one looming challenge was front and center: a year after having to cancel all in-person MOMC events because of the…

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Exchange Honors Vietnam Veterans in Ceremonies Worldwide

By Robert Philpot / March 29, 2021 /

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service honored Vietnam Veterans for their distinguished service during pinning ceremonies worldwide for National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Veterans received free lapel pins, provided in partnership with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, on March 29 as lasting mementos of our Nation’s appreciation for these heroes whose…

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Watch Now! How to Host Pinning Ceremony for Vietnam War Veterans Day

By Marisa Conner / March 24, 2021 /

The Exchange is honored to celebrate Vietnam Veterans with recognition ceremonies in stores on or around March 29, National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Stores around the world are taking extra precautions to ensure these special events are conducted with care and concern for the health and well-being of both guests and teammates. “It is the…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Jackee Black, services operations assistant, Fort Lee

By Loyd Brumfield / March 17, 2021 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. Jackee Black grew up around the PX at Fort Lee, not knowing she would one day return to give back to the company that meant so much to her childhood. “I would come into the PX and shop with my mother, put…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Ed Hicks, EUR/SWA

By Loyd Brumfield / March 10, 2021 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. Ed Hicks retired from the Exchange on May 1, 2019, after a 38-year career. He wasn’t gone for long. When the Exchange called, looking to tap into his valuable experience, Hicks immediately said yes—deploying for a sixth time in his career to…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Teresa Palu, Fort Hood

By Marisa Conner / March 3, 2021 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family During her 34-year Exchange career, Teresa Palu has traveled around the globe and learned that it’s not as big as she once thought. “I don’t know how many times I’ve PCS’d and run into customers or associates from past assignments,” said Palu,…

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Words from Director/CEO Tom Shull: Preserving the Benefit through the Pandemic—A Job Well Done in 2020

By Tom Shull / February 22, 2021 /

Congratulations on the many successes of 2020! Despite the incredible challenges throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Team Exchange has much to celebrate as you steadfastly brought mission-essential benefits to Soldiers, Airmen, Retirees, Veterans and military families. Well done! At the onset of the pandemic, we committed to stabilizing our workforce and made it through the year…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Alonzo Oldham, Fort Campbell

By Chris Ward / February 18, 2021 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family When Fort Campbell Exchange custodial worker Alonzo Oldham was hired at the Exchange cafeteria, he could never imagine that he’d still be with the organization 55 years later. “When I was young and heard of people on the job for 20 years,…

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