Outdoor Living Seminar Blossoming Via LEX on Feb. 15

By Loyd Brumfield / February 11, 2021 /

The Exchange is sowing the seeds for success with its annual Outdoor Living seminar, which will be virtual on LEX starting Feb. 15. The Hardlines team is hoping sales bloom again this year—and the virtual seminar gives associates tips for cultivating product knowledge. This year, vendors will present prerecorded messages to share products and strategies…

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2021 ProCamps Kick Off with Virtual Event for Military Resale Community Feb. 16

By Chris Ward / February 11, 2021 /

The Exchange, along with the military resale community and Procter & Gamble, will be hosting a virtual ProCamp that kicks off at 12:30 p.m. (CST) on Feb. 16. The event will feature a question and answer session with Washington Football Team defensive tackle Jonathan Allen and Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones. Both players…

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Customer shoutouts - February 2021

February’s Customer Shoutouts: These Associates Rock!

By Conner Hammett / February 10, 2021 /

These associates went above and beyond in serving the best customers in the world!

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Christine Bigot receives Hero Award

COVID-19 Heroes: Rose Barracks Inventory Control Associate Has a Servant’s Heart

By Lisa Ferguson / February 10, 2021 /

Christine has voluntarily taken on additional duties at the Express since the pandemic began.

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Exchange Bringing Chiropractic, Dental and More Wellness Services to Military Community in 2021

By Marisa Conner / February 9, 2021 /

The Exchange plans to open its first chiropractic offices in 2021, providing new and convenient healthcare services to the military community. 

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Purr-fect Pizzas Courtesy of Camp Foster Associate Draw Kudos, Go Viral

By Lisa Ferguson / February 8, 2021 /

Jeffrey Bonnette is always up for a challenge. Case in point: In November, Anthony’s Pizza at the Camp Foster Exchange in Okinawa, Japan, received an unusual online order from a customer requesting four pepperoni pies with crusts shaped and toppings arranged to each resemble a cat. The pizzas were to be served during a birthday…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Audry McGhee, HQ

By Loyd Brumfield / February 8, 2021 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. The Exchange created an indelible impression on Audry McGhee as a child – an impression that has stuck ever since. “Growing up we used to visit the Exchange and the one thing that I remember is the smiling faces of the associates…

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ICYMI: The Week that was in the Exchange Post

By Loyd Brumfield / February 5, 2021 /

This past week in the Exchange Post, the Exchange celebrated Director/CEO Tom Shull being named a 2021 Distinguished Graduate Award recipient by the West Point Association of Graduates; associates learned about paying back deferred payroll taxes; and readers met team members in Europe who have served school meals for a combined 1,039 years. In case…

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Repayment of Deferred Payroll Taxes Starts Feb. 19

By Conner Hammett / February 4, 2021 /

Exchange associates whose payroll taxes were deferred in 2020 now have more time to pay back the taxes—as well as the flexibility to set the duration of their repayments. Enacted via executive order in August, the deferral of Social Security payroll tax applied to about 24,000 Exchange associates making $4,000 or less per pay period…

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FAQ for Associates—Repayment of Deferred Payroll Taxes

By Conner Hammett / February 4, 2021 /

Q1. Can associates select the amount deducted from their biweekly paycheck? A1. Yes. The amount deducted from each check will be determined by each individual’s total repayment requirement and their selected repayment duration (one to 21 pay periods). Associates have until March 8 to select their repayment duration (one to 21 pay periods between PPE…

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