Family Serving Family

125 Years of Family Serving Family – Mary Belk, Fort Hood

By Marisa Conner / November 24, 2020 /

In Mary Belk’s nearly seven years with the Exchange, she’s shared a workplace with both her husband and son.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Jun King and Ed Wood, HQ

By Loyd Brumfield / November 19, 2020 /

Jun King and Ed Wood met through a mutual Exchange friend more than 20 years ago.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Sahin Ozdemir, Incirlik AB

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / November 17, 2020 /

After his military service, Sahin Ozdemir was determined to join the Exchange family.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Charlie Rios

By Chris Ward / November 12, 2020 /

Carlos “Charlie” Rios began his Exchange career more than three decades ago.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Farfal Family, Spangdahlem

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / November 10, 2020 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family  In 2002, Dennis Farfal started working for the Exchange at the same Burger King his father, Pascal Farfal, started at in 2001. The Farfals have made serving with the Spangdahlem Air Base Exchange a family affair for nearly 20 years. “My dad…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Dilek Lunkaya, Incirlik AB

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / November 4, 2020 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family Dilek Lunkaya’s first experience with the Exchange began more than 20 years ago while she worked as a childcare provider for a military family stationed in Turkey. Her experience opened her eyes as to how strong the family bond was within the…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Scott and Rachel Montgomery, LG

By Loyd Brumfield / October 29, 2020 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. Scott Montgomery is proof of the ability to move up at the Exchange. He started his career as a warehouse worker, and he will finish as manager of the Exchange’s largest distribution center. “I’ve been looking back a lot lately, even back…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Shirley McLain, Panzer Main Store, Germany

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / October 26, 2020 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family  Shirley McLain dedicated her life to the Exchange, retiring after 41 years. But after two months of leisure, McLain decided she couldn’t stay away any longer. “I missed the life and connection I had with both of my families—the Exchange and military,”…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Heidi Smith, Inventory Control Associate, Hohenfels Exchange, Germany

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / October 13, 2020 /

For nearly 20 years, Heidi Smith has served the Exchange as a detective at the Hohenfels Exchange. Now, she has moved on to a new adventure as an inventory control associate.

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Omler Family

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / October 7, 2020 /

Together, Mary and her sons Michael and Kyle have served the military and their families for 72 years combined.

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