Family Serving Family

128 Years of Family Serving Family: Lioba Conrad, 40-Year Associate, Europe/SWA

By MSG Caleb Barrieau / April 15, 2024 /

The services specialist met her husband through the Exchange. “We both truly believe in the Exchange mission,” she says. “It’s so rewarding and makes me so proud to see where we go and what we do daily to serve those who serve our great nation.”

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128 Years of Family Serving Family: David Goguen, Army Son

By Marisa Conner / April 9, 2024 /

“The military has been a big part of my life,” says the rt Hurlburt Field main store manager. “My parents met and married through the military. I was born on an installation.”

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128 Years of Family Serving Family: Vee Savage, Nearly 40-Year Associate, Vandenberg Space Force Base

By Travis Day / April 3, 2024 /

After 39 years at Vandenberg, the customer experience associate gets recognized even when he’s not on the job–including once by a highway patrolman.

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128 Years of Family Serving Family: Payman & Arya Bidardel, FA HQ/Pulaski Barracks

By Marisa Conner / March 6, 2024 /

The father-son duo continue a family tradition at the Exchange that began with Payman’s father, Arya’s grandfather.

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128 Years of Family Serving Family: Bryan Littlejohn, 35-Year Exchange Associate, Fort Wainwright Express

By Robert Philpot / January 30, 2024 /

The Express manager is due to retire Feb. 7 after 35 years with the Exchange, all of them in Alaska, where he has endured temperatures as low as 68 below and traveled all over the country’s biggest state.

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128 Years of Family Serving Family: Kathy Lieb, Fort Moore

By Marisa Conner / January 25, 2024 /

She’s an Army Veteran married to an Army Veteran who also worked for the Exchange.

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128 Years of Family Serving Family: Melinda Whitman, WAC Veteran, Fort Belvoir

By Marisa Conner / January 23, 2024 /

The custodial worker joined the Women’s Army Corps in 1970, in the middle of the Vietnam War. Her 21 years of service included playing trumpet in the 14th Army Band, the last all-woman military band at Fort McClellan, Alabama.

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128 Years of Family Serving Family: Penny Palmer, Joint Base Lewis-McChord

By Travis Day / January 18, 2024 /

Palmer’s mother, a former Exchange associate, was the first one to encourage her to pursue a position with the Exchange. “My mom always told me she had very good experiences working for the Exchange, and I grew up with the Exchange.”

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128 Years of Family Serving Family: Tammar Tracey, General Manager, Fort Johnson

By Keiana Holleman / January 16, 2024 /

The Army Veteran and former military spouse is the daughter of a 27-year Air Force Veteran and a 47-year Exchange veteran.

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128 Years of Family Serving Family: Ronald Retuta, MVO and 55-Year Exchange Veteran, Hawaii Distribution Center

By Zach Wright / January 9, 2024 /

The Hawaii native had worked for the Exchange since 1968. And he doesn’t have any plans to stop.

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