DALLAS (Army and Air Force Exchange Service) -- The time
has come to give recognition to those military spouses who have gone
above and beyond to help deployed troops and their families.
Lt. Col. Dave Snead of Regional
Training Center-North looks through the Spouse Appreciation Day
offerings at Army Community Service at Fort McCoy with the
assistance of Bryan Clarkin. (Photo
by Rob Schuette)
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) is holding a
Patriot Family Salutes the "Military Spouse" Calendar
contest, which runs through July 28.
Entrants are invited to write an essay of 300 words or less
explaining what the nominee has done to support the military community
during a deployment. Nominees must be authorized AAFES shoppers.
The 12 winners will receive a $500 AAFES shopping spree and
have their essays published, along with their photos, in a
"Military Spouse" calendar that will be available at all
AAFES Base Exchanges/Post Exchanges in early November.
"I can't wait to read the entries," said AAFES' Chief
Marketing Officer Richard Sheff. "This is a great opportunity to
highlight the difference military families are making in their
A complete description of the "Military Spouse"
contest rules can be found online at http://www.aafes.com/Patriot_Family/essay.asp.
All entries must be postmarked or e-mailed to email@example.com
no later than July 28.
No purchase is necessary to win.
More information in the Fort McCoy community is available by
calling Army Community Service at (608) 388-3505.