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Posted: Sunday, April 28, 2013 4:30 am

The first civilian to run the military’s $10 billion-a-year retail business has his work cut out for him.

The CEO of the Dallas-based Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Tom Shull, is the first retailer to hold the post, which had been a two-year officer assignment for 117 years. Shull, 61, joined AAFES in June under a 2011 Defense Department “efficiency initiatives” program, and his tenure doesn’t have a time limit.

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      • Proud Mother of an Army Avi8er posted at 6:57 am on Sun, Apr 28, 2013.

        Proud Mother of an Army Avi8er Posts: 181

        Mr. Shull, the Fort Hood PX sure could use an overhaul. It is in desperate need of better quality merchandise and better selection of items. I thought Ft. Hood was one of if not the biggest military installations. It is time for an upgrade.