Stars and Stripes Pacific 74th Anniversary Promotion


STARS AND STRIPES PACIFIC “Stars and Stripes Pacific 74th Anniversary” (the "Promotion") is open to current U.S. government ID cardholders and authorized dependents, age 18 or older.

Employees, to include news carriers and/or family members, of STARS AND STRIPES, or their partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to participate.

You must have a Facebook account to participate in this Promotion. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By entering, you agree that you understand that you are providing your information to the owner of the Stripes Pacific Facebook page and not to Facebook.

Entry period:

The entry period for the Promotion starts at 12:01 AM JST on May 14, 2019 and ends at 12:00 PM JST on May 31, 2019.


Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to enter or win.

How to enter:

Go to the Stripes Pacific Facebook page and look for the Stars and Stripes Pacific 74th Anniversary post and “Like” the post to enter the Promotion. The entrant also must “Like” the Stripes Pacific Facebook page in order for the entry to be valid. For every Like we receive on the Stars and Stripes Pacific 74th Anniversary post, one Stars and Stripes newspaper will be stacked until the stack reaches 74 centimeters in height. If the stack does not reach 74 centimeters, there will be no prize winner. Any comment deemed inappropriate will be removed at the sole discretion of Stars and Stripes.

Selection of prize recipients:

One (1) prize recipients will be selected by random drawing by STARS AND STRIPES from the eligible entries.


One (1) prize recipient will receive one (1) $74 gift card.

STARS AND STRIPES will pay all costs related to shipping of prizes to the address furnished by the recipients in the process of prize recipient notification.

Prize recipient notification:

1) Participant whose entry is selected for a prize will be notified on or about June 4, 2019.

2) Prize recipient will be notified via Facebook message and asked to send an email to STARS AND STRIPES including his/her full name and e-mail address.

3) The prize recipient will be required to respond to the notification and provide such additional information as may be requested by STARS AND STRIPES in order to receive their prize. If a recipient does not respond within five (5) business days from the time of notification, the prize shall be forfeited and another recipient may be selected.

4) Prize recipient may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility in order to claim the prize. Additional verification may be required and will be identified in writing at the time of prize recipient notification. Failure to provide STARS AND STRIPES with the required verification within five (5) business days of the date the request is made will cause the prize to be forfeited and another recipient may be selected.

5) Personal information collected during the entry process will remain the property of STARS AND STRIPES and will not be released to third parties unless otherwise stipulated. All participants agree that STARS AND STRIPES may use the information submitted for the Promotion in promotional activities.

6) STARS AND STRIPES assumes no liability for unclaimed prizes and/or prizes that are returned to sender.


STARS AND STRIPES and/or AFN Pacific may publish the name, rank, location and photo (U.S. military base/city/state) of the prize recipients, and any quotation that they are willing to provide for use by STARS AND STRIPES. Prize recipients may be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity consent agreement ("Required Agreements") at the time the recipient claims a prize. If a selected prize recipient cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to sign and return the Required Agreements, an alternate prize recipient may be selected at the sole discretion of STARS AND STRIPES.

General terms and conditions:

By entering, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and decisions of STARS AND STRIPES, which shall be final. STARS AND STRIPES, along with its agents and representatives, affiliates, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for (1) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (2) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (3) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions and/or electronic mail; (4) any condition caused by events beyond the control of STARS AND STRIPES that may cause the Promotion entries to be disrupted or corrupted; (5) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize or its acceptance, or from participation in the Promotion; or (6) any human error or printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion. The maximum liability for STARS AND STRIPES for any violation of its duties relating to this offer shall be the value of the prize the participant should have been awarded.

No assignment or transfer of prizes will be permitted, except at STARS AND STRIPES’ sole discretion. Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes associated with the receipt of prizes.

STARS AND STRIPES reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel the Promotion at any time. At its sole discretion STARS AND STRIPES may prohibit any person from participating in this Promotion or any future STARS AND STRIPES event or promotion if STARS AND STRIPES has reason to believe that person deliberately or repeatedly disregards the Promotion rules. In the event of any dispute regarding submission of an online entry, the entry will be deemed the property of the authorized account holder of the e-mail address supplied at the time of entry.

By participating in the Promotion, each participant agrees to release and hold harmless STARS AND STRIPES, and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of STARS AND STRIPES, their affiliates, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Promotion or resulting from participation in or acceptance of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.

By participating in the Promotion you hereby represent and warrant that you have read and understood the terms and conditions of these general terms and conditions.

Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

Name of prize recipients:

For the names of the prize recipients, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by July 1, 2019, to:

Stars and Stripes Pacific Marketing Department
Attn: Stars and Stripes Pacific 74th Anniversary Prize Recipient Names
Unit 45002
APO, AP 96301