December 12, 2020

DVIDS – News – Festive Pets Can Earn Shoppers $3,000 in Exchange Gift Cards During Holiday Photo Contest

By haziqbinarif

DALLAS – The howl-idays are the most wonderful time of the year, and Army & Air Force Exchange Service and the J.M. Smucker Co. invite military shoppers to share photos of their pets celebrating the season for a chance to win $3,000 in prizes.

From Dec. 1 through Dec. 31, Exchange shoppers 18 years and older can submit photos of their pets decked out in holiday attire or with Santa Paws—er, Claus—for a chance to win. Two grand-prize winners each will be awarded $500 Exchange gift cards, and eight runners-up will each receive $250 Exchange gift cards in the worldwide contest.

“This contest is an annual favorite with Exchange shoppers,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, Exchange senior enlisted advisor. “Military families can celebrate the season in style and have a chance to win a prize in the process.”

Shoppers, including honorably discharged Veterans, can visit to enter. No purchase is necessary to win. Entries must be sent as a JPG, PNG or PDF and include the pet’s name, the entrant’s legal first and last name, mailing address, email address, phone number and local Exchange location. Limit one entry per person.

Entries will be judged on originality, creativity and adherence to the contest’s theme. Winners will be notified on or around Jan. 31.

Facebook-friendly version: Military shoppers can show off their furry friends’ howl-iday costumes for a chance to win $3,000 in Exchange gift cards during the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Holiday Pet Photo contest. Read more:

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Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 61st-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.2 billion in dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs over the last 10 years. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at or follow us on Twitter at


Media Notes:

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Loyd Brumfield, 214-312-6514 or

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Date Taken: 12.02.2020
Date Posted: 12.02.2020 12:47
Story ID: 384086
Location: DALLAS, TX, US 


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