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ICYMI: The Week that Was in the Exchange Post

By Robert Philpot / December 30, 2021 /

In case you missed it, here’s a look at this week’s coverage.

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IG Initiative Leads to More Frequent Inspections at Exchange Firearms Counters

By Paul Martinez / December 30, 2021 /

The Office of the Inspector General’s review and analysis of firearms-inspection reports conducted by outside agencies uncovered opportunities to improve inspections of the Exchange’s firearm counters. It also revealed that all firearms counters generally operate at a high compliance rate with governing regulations.

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Exchange Rewards Excellence During 2022 U.S. Army Europe and Africa Best Career Counselor Ceremony

By Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill / December 29, 2021 /

Competitors take part in three events consisting of the Army physical fitness test, a 50-question written exam and board appearance.

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More Than $51,000 in Layaways Paid in Full for 185 Exchange Shoppers in the Carolinas

By Conner Hammett / December 28, 2021 /

The total encompassed all 185 active layaways at Exchanges in North and South Carolina.

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Exchange Health and Safety Motto Contest Winner States Safety Starts with Associates

By Keiana Holleman / December 28, 2021 /

His catchy, winning motto, “2022…Safety begins with you!” leads the charge that associates play a major role in workplace safety.

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Kadena’s Fairchild Burger King Supports Ryukyu Students Studying Japanese Language, Culture

By SSG Mark Kauffman / December 27, 2021 /

Teachers from Ryukyu Middle School in Okinawa, with help from the Burger King, used outside-the box methods to assist students studying Japanese language and culture.

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Krispy Kreme Honors Gruenstadt Bakery Manager for Using His Melon—er, Head

By Robert Philpot / December 27, 2021 /

Krispy Kreme’s Melon Head Award is given to people who use their “melon” to drive brand awareness, which the Gruenstadt bakery team has done since it began offering Krispy Kreme in November 2015.

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ICYMI: The Week That Was in the Exchange Post

By Robert Philpot / December 23, 2021 /

In case you missed it, here’s a look at this week’s coverage.

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MILITARY STAR Surprises 10 Shoppers With $35,000 in Home for the Holidays Sweepstakes

By Conner Hammett / December 23, 2021 /

Five grand-prize winners each received a $5,000 check, while five runners-up won $2,000. The winners were automatically entered into the sweepstakes after using their MILITARY STAR card twice at a military exchange and twice at the commissary between Sept. 24 and Oct. 21.

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Exchange Branding is Front and Center at the Armed Forces Bowl

By Keiana Holleman / December 23, 2021 /

For the fifth straight year, Exchange branding scored big at the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, using the game’s national broadcast to increase awareness of the hard-earned benefit.

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