ICYMI: The Week that was in the Exchange Post

By Loyd Brumfield / January 15, 2021 /

This past week, the Exchange Post saluted associates at the Tower Barracks Military Clothing Store at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, who have a collective 225 years of service to Grafenwoehr’s military community; recognized Barksdale AFB Express Laborer Wade Robinson Jr. for his actions in earning a Hero Award for protecting the force during COVID-19; and…

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Exchanges Bracing for 11th Hurricane of the Season

By Chris Ward / October 28, 2020 /

Despite the official end of hurricane season rapidly approaching, Exchanges along the Gulf Coast are facing yet another major storm as Hurricane Zeta quickly moves toward shore. The Keesler AFB Exchange shut down at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Maxwell AFB is expecting high winds and rain and a possible delayed opening Thursday, and Hurlburt Field will…

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Lester Joins Army & Air Force Exchange Service as Food Safety Officer

By SSG Mark Kauffman / October 20, 2020 /

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s Pacific Region Headquarters is welcoming Chief Warrant Officer 3 Leanna Lester as its first ever food safety officer.

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Exchange Director/CEO Recognized For Supporting Military Readiness, Recruiting, Retention and Resiliency

By Chris Ward / October 13, 2020 /

DALLAS – Army & Air Force Exchange Service Director/CEO Tom Shull received the Department of Defense Distinguished Service Award from the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) during the organization’s virtual fall meeting on Oct. 8. Since World War II, NDTA has provided a trusted environment where government, military and private sector professionals can collaborate toward…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Makfire and Arjeta Halimi, Bondsteel Exchange

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / September 28, 2020 /

Sisters Makfire and Arjeta Halimi have been taking care of the best customers in the world for 20 years at the Exchange.

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New Robins AFB Express Underscores ‘Mission-Critical’ Relevancy

By Loyd Brumfield / September 28, 2020 /

The Robins Air Force Base Exchange cut the ribbon on a brand-new Express on Sept. 15, offering Airmen and families a wider merchandise selection, more better-for-you snack and beverage options and a significantly expanded footprint compared to its 30-year-old predecessor. Housed in a new building fitted with the latest Express branding, finishes and fixtures, the…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – William Moring, HQ

By Loyd Brumfield / September 24, 2020 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. William Moring got to know the Exchange as a child when he moved from base to base with his father, who had a 35-year career here that included stops at Fort Benning, Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, Iraq and…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Anna Jeffries, Sembach

By Loyd Brumfield / September 21, 2020 /

Anna Jeffries has relocated 10 times in the last 30 years and says she has loved every minute of it.

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For Deployed Marines, ‘We Bring the Store to Them’

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / September 21, 2020 /

Rodeos bring supplies to deployed service members who do not have regular access to an Exchange store. The Erbil Exchange rodeo team is made up of three associates who gather the items, which are requested by the Marines. From personal hygiene products, laundry detergent, snacks and protein powders, the supply list for the rodeo varies each time.

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ICYMI: The Week that was in the Exchange Post

By Loyd Brumfield / September 18, 2020 /

This week in the Exchange Post, the critical work of Exchange truck drivers was highlighted as part of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Exchanges along the Gulf and East coasts took action to prepare for Hurricane Sally and the Kadena Exchange was a big winner as three military families each won $10,000 shopping sprees. In…

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