base exchange


Definition of base exchange

: a post exchange at a naval or air force base

Examples of base exchange in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After driving on base at 7:16 a.m., the 36-year-old intruder took an unknown route to the base exchange, where he was recorded on surveillance cameras walking through the food court, according to the report, released Thursday afternoon. Matt Seyler, ABC News, "3 security failures allowed intruder on base, aboard military aircraft: IG report," 11 Mar. 2021 Prior to his time with the company, Bromberg served as a captain in the United States Air Force and spent two years as a base exchange officer at Dreux Air Force Base in France. William Thornton |,, "Businessman Frank Bromberg Jr. dies at 87," 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of base exchange

circa 1956, in the meaning defined above

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18 Mar 2021

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“Base exchange.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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