Loyd Brumfield

Ho-Ho-Ho: Military Families Can Visit Santa Virtually as Army & Air Force Exchange Service Partners with JingleRing

By Loyd Brumfield / November 17, 2020 /

DALLAS – Though COVID-19 might put some holiday events on hold, Santa Claus will still be making the rounds virtually with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and JingleRing. JingleRing provides a platform for families to spend time with St. Nick in a contactless, virtual environment from the comfort of home. Families can choose…

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47,000 and Counting: Army & Air Force Exchange Service Nears Hiring Goal for Veterans, Military Spouses

By Loyd Brumfield / November 12, 2020 /

DALLAS – As the Nation celebrates National Veterans and Military Families Month, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service remains committed to providing careers for the military community as it closes in on its goal of hiring 50,000 Veterans and military spouses. Since 2013, the Exchange has hired more than 47,000 Veterans and military spouses.…

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MILITARY STAR Card Brings Joy with Seventh Annual Your Holiday Bill Is On Us Sweepstakes

By Loyd Brumfield / November 9, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Exchange Credit Program is making the holidays brighter for military shoppers by picking up the tab on their MILITARY STAR® cards with the seventh annual Your Holiday Bill Is On Us sweepstakes. Through Dec. 31, shoppers will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes every time they use their MILITARY STAR card. Five…

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Sweet Stocking Stuffer! Exchange Shoppers Can Win $1,000 in Gift Cards in Lindt Sweepstakes

By Loyd Brumfield / November 6, 2020 /

DALLAS – Military shoppers could find something extra sweet in their stockings this season with a chance to win $1,000 in Exchange gift cards in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Lindt Holiday Sweepstakes. From Nov. 5 to Dec. 23, authorized shoppers can enter at ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes. One grand-prize winner will take home a $500…

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Sweet Holiday Memories Can Mean a $1,000 Gift Card in the Exchange’s Lifesavers Storybook Sweepstakes

By Loyd Brumfield / October 28, 2020 /

DALLAS – That perfect holiday memory could mean a sweet season for military families who enter to win Army & Air Force Exchange gift cards during the Lifesavers Storybook Sweepstakes. Military shoppers who submit their cherished holiday memories between Oct. 31 and Dec. 25 will have a chance to win one of three prizes: First…

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Classroom Excellence Pays Off with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade Program

By Loyd Brumfield / October 22, 2020 /

DALLAS – For military children, good grades can earn great rewards and a chance at a $2,000 prize thanks to the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program. The program, in its 20th year, celebrates the unique service and sacrifices of our Nation’s youngest heroes. With You Made the Grade, first-…

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From KXRM-TV: Fort Carson soldier wins $10,000 Exchange shopping spree

By Loyd Brumfield / October 20, 2020 /

FORT CARSON, Colo. — A Fort Carson soldier was treated to a $10,000 shopping spree at the post Exchange Tuesday. Sgt. Kierra Howard, who is assigned to the 71st Ordnance Group at Fort Carson, had the Exchange to herself as she embarked on the shopping spree following a brief ceremony. Read more from KXRM-TV.

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Rings in Holiday Cheer for Kids with Toybook Sweepstakes

By Loyd Brumfield / October 20, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is spreading holiday cheer by giving military families a chance to win toys and games. From Oct. 16 through Nov. 25, authorized Exchange shoppers can enter the Toybook Sweepstakes at ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes for a chance to win more than $2,500 in prizes, including: Fiat 500 Ride-On Car…

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From the Las Cruces Sun News: Latoya Mandas was only buying a meal at Subway, when the lucky army veteran won $25,000

By Loyd Brumfield / October 20, 2020 /

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE – Army veteran Latoya Mandas is a regular customer at Subway, but she never thought that her frequent visits to the fast-food restaurant would get her a $25,000 shopping spree. Mandas looked in disbelief at the tab on her cup filled with lemonade when she read that she was one of the lucky…

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From the Fort Sill Tribune: Fort Sill Soldier wins $10,000 AAFES gift card

By Loyd Brumfield / October 20, 2020 /

FORT SILL, Oklahoma — When Staff Sgt. Frank Sanchez recently went to the Subway restaurant in the North Shoppette Express he decided to make his lunch a combination meal on a whim. That decision would be lifechanging. Sanchez won a $10,000 Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) gift card in Subway restaurant’s “Sip. Rip.…

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