AAFES Press Release


GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, the Department of Defense’s largest retailer, is saluting the spirit of America’s youngest heroes with virtual activities, events, and prizes during Month of the Military Child.


Starting April 1, the Grafenwoehr PX will give away military “brat” patches. The collectible patches, which have been part of the Exchange’s celebration of military children since 2018, will be available in-store while supplies last.


“The Exchange is honored to salute 1.6 million American military brats during the Month of the Military Child,” said Chris Litch, marketing manager of Grafenwoehr Exchange. “Virtual contests, sweepstakes and in-store events help create special memories for military children. Team Exchange is looking forward to this monthlong celebration.”


Events and offers include:

  • Grafenwoehr PX is hosting four in-store events for military children 18 and younger:
    1. Play-Doh Sculpting Event: April 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    2. Excell Trading Card Event: April 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    3. Nerf Blaster Contest: April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    4. Disney Ultimate Princess Event: April 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
      If community members want additional information, please call CIV 09641-936-3000.
  • A coupon for a free treat at participating Exchange restaurants: Burger King, Popeyes, Charley’s, Taco Bell, Subway and Pizza Hut within USAG Bavaria, from April 1 through April 30 for military children 18 and younger. Treat includes one (1) FREE medium fountain drink. Coupons are available at www.facebook.com/GrafenwoehrExchange. Download and print the coupon or show the coupon upon ordering on your cell phone to redeem one free drink per child.
  • Sweepstakes offering more than $10,000 in the hottest toys and Exchange gift cards. Authorized shoppers 18 and older can enter at ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes.
  • Four weekly virtual contests:
    1. Play-Doh Sculpting Event: April 1-7
    2. Hasbro Gaming Contest: April 8-14
    3. Nerf Blaster Contest: April 15-21
    4. Disney Ultimate Princess Event: April 22-28.
      Judges will select four winners from each event. Visit ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes for complete contest rules.


The Exchange’s community Hub is packed with activities, games, free drawing lessons, videos and more information about the month-long celebration. Military families can find Month of the Military child exclusive deals, event details, sweepstakes information and more on the Hub at ShopMyExchange.com/momc.


Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians 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 54th-largest retailer in the United States. 100% of Exchange earnings support military communities. In the last 10 years, your Exchange benefit has provided $3.4 billion in earnings for critical military Quality-of-Life programs. 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 http://www.shopmyexchange.com or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.

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