(Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs)

TORII STATION – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is commemorating the Army’s 249th birthday by giving away more than $12,000 in tactical gear prizes to all shoppers.

From June 14 to July 14, authorized Okinawa Exchange shoppers 18 and older can enter this worldwide sweepstakes on for a chance at more than 115 prizes. No purchase is necessary to win.

Prizes include:

  • Bose S1 Pro+ wireless PA system, $649 in value each (10 winners)

  • Yeti Roadie 48 cooler, $400 in value each (2 winners)

  • Work Sharp Ken Onion MK II Elite knife sharpener, $299 in value (1 winner)

  • Work Sharp Professional Precision Adjust knife sharpener, $299 in value (1 winner)

  • Benchmade 430BK-02 Redoubt knife, $200 in value (5 winners)

  • Osprey Hikelite 26 hiking backpack, $110 in value each (5 winners)

  • Bear and Sons Blackhawk Garra III black Karambit Sideliner (6 winners)

  • Rumpl NanoLoft puffy travel blanket (5 winners)

  • Yeti Rambler straw mug (10 winners)

  • Yeti Rambler bottle (10 winners)

  • Duke Cannon Ammo Can soap gift set (1 winner)

  • Coghlan’s tableware set (5 winners)

  • OtterBox portable power bank mobile charging kit (5 winners)

  • Nite Ize Radiant 250 headlamp (10 winners)

  • MV Sport Army logo baseball cap (10 winners)

  • DripDrop Bold Classics electrolyte powder packets (10 winners)

  • Chemical Guys heavy-duty ultra-clear detailing bucket (5 winners)

  • Fox River Basecamp 2.0 lightweight ankle socks (15 winners)

Drawings will take place around July 26. Shoppers can find additional Army birthday savings in stores and online. Visit to view weekly sales flyers. Department of Defense and Coast Guard civilians and retirees and honorably discharged Veterans who have confirmed their eligibility to shop online can enter, too. Veterans can learn more about their shopping benefits at and DoD civilians can visit

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