September 2010

What does this new name mean for me?

September 30, 2010

ShareMany customers and associates have asked why do we have the new look? However, it’s more than just a new look to us, it’s a more enhanced way to care for the best customers in the world.  Every aspect of our business is undergoing a transformation.  Let’s start with the logo… The Logo Our logo [...]

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Child Safety Month: 6 Common Dangers

September 29, 2010

ShareAs the month comes to a close, we want to remind you that while September is Child Safety Month…everyday we must do our part to protect the future generations. If recognition of Child Safety Month, we have developed a series of blogs to be published in September highlighting some important and fairly simple ways to [...]

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Exchange ID Check Goes Hi-Tech

September 27, 2010

ShareBY : JUDD ANSTEY   Implementation of an updated point-of-sale system that leverages the technological advances available through “smart” Common Access Cards is streamlining the identification process for age-restricted items at Army and Air Force Exchanges. “According to DoD Instruction 1330.21 and Army Regulation 215-8, Exchanges are required to restrict the sale of certain items [...]

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What is “The Gumpathon”?

September 23, 2010

Shareby Mari Esparza Have you ever been truly inspired by someone enough to get up and volunteer to run over 3,000 miles? Well, that’s exactly what CSgt Damian Todd did. CSgt Todd was so inspired by Forrest Gump’s famous run across America and by his close personal friend (which had been severely disabled after a [...]

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The Exchange Salutes Those ‘Still Serving’

September 22, 2010

Share BY : STAFF SGT LEWIS M. HILLBURN, AAFES MILITARY OUTREACH NCO As part of its annual “Still Serving” weekend, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service will salute former Soldiers and Airmen by offering unique specials and events at Exchanges worldwide September 24-26. “Still Serving” sales and benefits information is arriving in the mailboxes [...]

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New Exchange Experience Begins at Tinker

September 17, 2010

Share History has been made at Tinker AFB as yesterday’s BX became today’s “Exchange” with a new look and an improved shopping experience. The layout of the facility is a dramatic, new approach to the exchange benefit as the store is divided into three major merchandise worlds – Home, Life and Style. The customer service [...]

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National POW/MIA Recognition Day

September 17, 2010

Share The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are missing in action (MIA), as well as their families. Many Americans across the United States pause [...]

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The Exchange Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple

September 16, 2010

Share  BY : CHRIS WARD Follow-up story on Times Square for the Exchange. In celebration of this month’s store grand opening at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City, the Exchange is hitting Broadway with an extended run in New York’s Times Square. Throughout September, a video produced by the Exchange’s marketing department is playing on the [...]

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Exchange Recognized as Top 5 Military-Spouse Friendly Employer

September 15, 2010

Shareby ARTURO PEÑA The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has received accolades from Military Spouse magazine as a top military-spouse employer. The Exchange earned the number four spot in the annual top ten list, moving up two places from 2010. Military Spouse evaluates companies on the active recruiting of military-spouses, results of the recruiting, [...]

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