MILITARY STAR Sweepstakes Helps Service Members Get Home for the Holidays with $50,000 in Prizes

Home for the Holidays sweepsDALLAS – MILITARY STAR® is helping service members and their families celebrate the holidays together by giving away more than $50,000 in the fifth annual Home for the Holidays sweepstakes.

Shoppers who use their MILITARY STAR card twice at the Exchange and twice at the commissary from Sept. 23 to Oct. 20 will automatically be entered in the sweepstakes.

Five first-place winners will receive $5,000 cash, and 10 second-place winners will receive $2,500 cash. Fifteen third-place winners will win a $100 Exchange gift card.

The MILITARY STAR Home for the Holidays sweepstakes is sponsored by Sony PlayStation, Hisense, Ashley HomeStore, WestPoint Home, Cuisinart and Bissell. Purchases at Army & Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard exchanges;;;; Exchange mall vendors, Armed Forces Recreation Centers and commissaries qualify. For official rules, visit

The MILITARY STAR card is an exclusive line of credit for service members and their families to use at exchanges and commissaries, no matter where they serve. Benefits of the card include:

  • Exclusive discounts and offers.
  • Points earned on purchases, with a $20 digital rewards card every 2,000 points.
  • 10% discount on all first-day purchases for new cardholders.
  • One low APR for all cardholders, regardless of credit score.
  • No late, annual or over-limit fees
  • Reduced-interest deployment plan with no payments required for eligible customers.

Eligible active-duty service members, dependents, retirees, Department of Defense civilians and retirees, and honorably discharged Veterans who have confirmed their eligibility to shop at can apply for a MILITARY STAR card. For more information, visit your local Exchange or

Social-media-friendly version: Gee, the PRIZES are terrific! The MILITARY STAR Home for the Holidays sweepstakes is giving away five $5,000 cash prizes, five $2,500 cash prizes and 15 $100 Exchange gift cards. From Sept. 23 to Oct. 20, use your MILITARY STAR card 2x at any exchange and 2x at the commissary to be automatically entered. Details:

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