ICYMI: The Week that was in the Exchange Post

By Robert Philpot / April 16, 2021 /

This week in the Exchange Post, a long-awaited $54 million PX shopping center opened at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston; associates at the tip of the spear opened two mobile field Exchanges and launched a rodeo to support troops engaging in military exercises in eastern Europe; a year-round giving option at PX/BX registers resulted…

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New $54 Million PX Shopping Center Opens at Fort Sam Houston

By Chris Ward / April 15, 2021 /

With the snip of a ribbon, a new era of shopping was launched at Fort Sam Houston as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service formally opened its shopping center.

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Exchange Shoppers Donate $2.4 Million to Military Relief Funds in 2020

By Marisa Conner / April 14, 2021 /

Year-round giving option at PX/BX registers nets $2.4 million in donations for Army Emergency Relief and the Air Force Assistance Fund in 2020—a 1,000% increase from 2019.

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Operation Call Out

OPERATION: Call Out — Eastern Region

By Jason Rosenberg / April 13, 2021 /

Jo Tredway, Jessica Foster and Crystal Young’s hard work and dedication have kept stores running smoothly during an uncertain year.

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Exchange Supports Troops in Poland and Macedonia as Military Training Exercises Begin

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / April 13, 2021 /

Associates at the tip of the spear worked to open two mobile field Exchanges (MFEs) in Poland and launched a rodeo in the Krivolak Training Area, Republic of Macedonia, supporting U.S. troops engaging in military exercises. The MFEs strengthen the readiness and resiliency of the U.S. troops as they conduct bilateral, joint and multinational training…

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125 Years of Family Serving Family – Sharon Fosco, warehouse receiver, Fort Belvoir

By Loyd Brumfield / April 12, 2021 /

One in a series honoring the Exchange’s 125 years of family serving family. Sharon Fosco has a lifelong connection to Fort Belvoir. Not only was she born here and christened in the old military chapel on base, she has also spent her entire 35-year Exchange career here. That service to the Exchange and Fort Belvoir…

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ICYMI: The Week that was in the Exchange Post

By Robert Philpot / April 9, 2021 /

This week in the Exchange Post, “Chief Chat” celebrated its first birthday with some notable guests; the Fort Irwin PX honored a special customer during National Vietnam War Veterans Day; shoppers won more than $1.1 million in prizes in 2020; and two revamped training programs put retail and restaurant management associates in the driver’s seat.…

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Where Heroes Win! Exchange Shoppers Score More Than $1.1 Million in Prizes in 2020

By Marisa Conner / April 8, 2021 /

Though the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of many in-store events last year, the Exchange hosted more than 150 sweepstakes to award more than $1.1 million in prizes to the military community. Many of these prizes were presented to the winners at their local PXs and BXs. Subway’s Sip. Rip. Ultimate Trip Sweepstakes for the…

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All-New RMA/ROMA Programs Let Management Candidates Set Their Own Pace

By Loyd Brumfield / April 6, 2021 /

Career growth and advancement at the Exchange are now more accessible to associates thanks to two redesigned Human Resources programs. The Exchange’s Retail Management Academy and Restaurant Operations Management Academy are now almost completely virtual so candidates can work at their own pace. “Both of these programs are very beneficial to associates who aspire to…

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Mark Wahlberg Returns to ‘Chief Chat’ in Star-Studded, First-Anniversary Lineup

By Chris Ward / April 5, 2021 /

He’s back! Hollywood A-lister and businessman Mark Wahlberg will celebrate the first anniversary of “Chief Chat” with his second appearance on the Exchange’s military-exclusive Facebook live broadcast. “Chief Chat,” hosted by Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor, debuted in April 2020 at the onset of the pandemic to boost…

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