Loyd Brumfield

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…

Read More

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-…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.…

Read More

Exchange Spreads Good Cheer with Fee-Free Layaway for the Holidays

By Loyd Brumfield / October 6, 2020 /

DALLAS – Soldiers and Airmen can get a head start on holiday shopping with help from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s fee-free layaway. From Sept. 1 through Dec. 24, the Exchange will waive its $3 service fee for items priced at $25 or more. Toys, bikes, clothing and more are eligible. This year,…

Read More
Bruce Cameron in front of Exchange truck

Army & Air Force Exchange Driver Named 2020 National Private Truck Council All-Star

By Loyd Brumfield / October 5, 2020 /

DALLAS – A 16-year Army & Air Force Exchange Service driver has been named a 2020 All-Star Driver by the National Private Truck Council. Bruce Cameron, who drives out of the Waco Distribution Center in Texas, is the Exchange’s sixth driver in the past 11 years to earn All-Star status. The NPTC, a trade association…

Read More

Joint Base Charleston Employee Named Exchange’s Outstanding Associate with a Disability

By Loyd Brumfield / October 1, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s recipient of the Outstanding Department of Defense Employee with a Disability Award is one of the first people his peers look to when they need a problem solved. Joseph Puryear, a 14-year employee with the Exchange and a services operation assistant at Joint Base Charleston, represented…

Read More

Spooktacular Pets Can Earn Families $3,000 in Exchange Gift Cards During Howl-O-Ween Photo Contest

By Loyd Brumfield / September 30, 2020 /

DALLAS – Military shoppers can show off their furry friends’ boo-tiful costumes for a chance to win $3,000 in gift cards during the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Howl-O-Ween pet costume contest. From Oct 1. through Oct. 31, authorized Exchange shoppers can submit a photograph of their pet dressed for Halloween at ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes. Two…

Read More