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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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Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull Earns 2021 Distinguished Graduate Award from West Point Association of Graduates

By Julie Mitchell / February 3, 2021 /

Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull is a Soldier for Life with a lasting legacy of dedication to service members, Veterans and their families.

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Feeding the Future: Europe’s KMC School Meal Program Team Boasts More Than 1,000 Years of Service

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / February 2, 2021 /

Since 1955, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been feeding Warfighters’ children and the 80 employees from Europe’s Kaiserslautern Military Community Center school meal program have been serving the meals for an astounding combined 1,039 years. “We have the most dedicated and loyal employees,” said Sonja Gates, the school meal program manager for…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family — Shirley Williams, Fort Jackson

By Lisa Ferguson / February 1, 2021 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. Much has changed at the Fort Jackson Exchange since Shirley Williams joined the team in 1970. Back then, the main store had yet to be built. She sold towels, dishes and other home goods at an Exchange housewares store on the installation.…

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ICYMI: The Week that was in the Exchange Post

By Loyd Brumfield / January 29, 2021 /

This past week, the Exchange Post documented the stories of two associates who saved two lives in separate incidents at Fort Huachuca; informed associates on how to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines; recognized an associate at Sheppard Air Force Base for her efforts in protecting shoppers during COVID-19; and saluted three members of the Cooper…

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COVID-19 Heroes: Sheppard AFB Associate Honored for Keeping Shoppers Safe

By Lisa Ferguson / January 28, 2021 /

Orange juice, lip balm, ramen noodles, shampoo: What reads like a simple grocery list to most people may actually be a lifeline for others. Karen Graves knows this firsthand. An administrative assistant at the Sheppard Air Force Base Exchange, she recently received a Hero Award for her work managing the store’s personal shopper program. The…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Cooper Family, U.S. Military Academy

By Lisa Ferguson / January 27, 2021 /

As Exchange associates, Tessa and MaKayla Cooper are following in the footsteps of their mother, Rebekah Cooper.

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Where to Learn More About COVID-19 Vaccines

By Conner Hammett / January 26, 2021 /

Exchange associates can visit the CDC’s official website for information about the COVID-19 vaccines, including frequently asked questions; benefits of receiving the vaccine; safety information; what to expect when receiving a vaccine; and more.

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Exchange Associates Save Lives, Receive Honors at Fort Huachuca

By Karen Stevens Sampson/Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office / January 25, 2021 /

Gidget Rivera and Daniel Fox were presented with commander’s coins and certificates from Fort Huachuca Garrison Commander Col. Jarrod Moreland and Exchange General Manager Jeff Hyatt to acknowledge their customer care and heroism.

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