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NEX locations receive top honors with Bingham Award win

Eight NEX locations around the world were named Bingham Award winners by the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM), the highest honor a store can receive. Established in 1979, the Bingham Award recognizes outstanding performance in operations, customer service and community support. [Read More]


NEXCOM Gearing Up For Next Phase of Maternity Pilot Program

At month seven of the U.S. Navy’s Maternity Pilot Program (MPP), the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) is beginning the process of accepting incoming completed uniforms and how it will assess outbound procedures. As the first MPP participants begin returning their swath of used uniform items, NEXCOM is responsible for determining the items’ continued use and follow-on distribution. [Read More]


NEXCOM’s Navy Lodge Program announces annual award winners

The Navy Exchange Service Command’s (NEXCOM) Navy Lodge Program announced its 2021 award winners during a virtual event on July 12. The awards were presented by NEXCOM’s Chief Executive Officer, retired Rear Adm. Robert J. Bianchi and Christopher Settelen, Vice President, NEXCOM’s Navy Lodge Program. [Read More]


Navy Exchange and Marine Corps Exchange customers shopped to support Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Twice a year, the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) and Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) offer its customers the opportunity to support the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) by purchasing a $5 benefit ticket. This spring, the donation from NEX customers was $361,580 while MCX customers donated $247,620, MCX’s highest since its benefit ticket program began. [Read More]


Student Meal Prices Announced for 2022-23 DoDEA School Year

Beginning in the fall, for the 2022-23 Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school year, breakfasts and lunches administered by the Student Meal Program outside of the continental United States (OCONUS), will incorporate an associated fee unless authorized as free or reduced. Since March 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) waived the cost of student meals, however this policy waiver will expire on June 30, and as a result meals will no longer be free of charge starting this upcoming school year. [Read More]


NEXCOM Provides Critical Assistance in Times of Crisis

The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) serves as a strategic asset around the globe for the U.S. Navy’s crisis response. The worldwide NEXCOM Enterprise is comprised of a workforce totaling over 16,000 among seven separate business lines— the Navy Exchange (NEX), Navy Lodge Program, Navy Gateway Inns & Suites, Ships Store Program, Navy Clothing and Textile Research Facility, Uniform Program Management Office and Telecommunications Program Office. Each of these businesses has unique capabilities that provide the U.S. Navy community with distinctive and critical response efforts following events such as hurricanes, wildfires, snowstorms, U.S. Navy ship incidences, pandemics and other humanitarian efforts. [Read More]


Pearle Vision Centers now open at more NEX locations

The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) recently opened new Pearle Vision Centers at NEX Little Creek and NEX Norfolk, Va. With these two openings, there are now 10 Pearle Vision Centers providing a much needed service to NEX customers.[Read More]

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Courtney Williams, Director of Public Affairs | Public Affairs Officer
757-631-3439 (office)
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Kristine M. Sturkie, Public Affairs Specialist
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Public Affairs Office
Navy Exchange Service Command
3280 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5724