By Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

FORT HOOD, Texas – Fort Hood youth can set their sights on fun with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s online Nerf target decorating contest for the Month of the Military Child.

From April 16 through April 22, military children 17 and younger can download the Nerf target template at, decorate it and submit their completed creation at for a chance to win great prizes. One grand-prize winner will receive a $50 Exchange gift card, while three runners-up will each receive a Nerf Microshot Fortnite prize.

“The PX encourages military kids to show off their creativity with this fun Nerf contest,” said Fort Hood Exchange main store manager Teresa Palu. “Our youngest heroes have unique talents and perspectives, which the Exchange celebrates with these special Month of the Military Child events.”

Military families can visit for contest details and Month of the Military Child activities, including sweepstakes, coloring pages and more. Month of the Military Child contests are open to kids 17 years and younger, but a parent or authorized shopper 18 years or older must submit the completed target at


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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



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