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October 3, 2013 at 1:51pm

Vote Operation Ward 57 into a new mobility van

Operation Ward 57, which is based primarily in the Tacoma/Seattle area and serves wounded, ill and injured warriors across the country, is one of 250 nationwide finalists in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good program. Through the car company's generosity, 100 vehicles will be presented to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes received from the public.

Voting commenced Oct. 1 and five organizations will be highlighted for voting each day through November on Toyota's Facebook page. Friday, Oct. 4 supporters can vote for Operation Ward 57 at; individuals are permitted to vote twice per day, but only once per organization.

If Operation Ward 57 wins, they will be awarded a brand new Toyota Sienna mobility van, which is wheelchair accessible. The vehicle would be used to transport the wounded warriors and their families off of Joint Base Lewis-McChord to morale boosting events, appointments and even assist them in moving into temporary housing.

June 14, 2013 at 2:08pm

Exchange Service offers $1,000 raffle

No more pencils
No more books
No more teacher's dirty looks

No doubt Alice Cooper's famous lyrics are ringing loud just about now.

Well ... not inside the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's corporate office. The folks at Exchange Service have autumn on the noggin. It has just release a back-to-school(!) promotion, offering $1,000 to lucky winners. Let's read the press release. ...

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service will ease the burden of back-to-school shopping for 15 lucky shoppers during the Unilever "Salute to Clean" sweepstakes.

Each winner will be awarded a $1,000 gift card, redeemable at any Exchange location worldwide or online at The drawing will be held on or around Aug. 22, just in time for students to coordinate their closets and stock up on supplies for the first day of class.


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