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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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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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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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