The "Salute to Spouses' Sweepstakes," created by Army MWR to promote military spouse appreciation day, runs through May 31 on

The prizes for the sweepstakes were chosen with military spouses in mind, all four prizes are designed to ease the burden on military spouses or recognize their support and sacrifice for their service members.

"Military spouses are the cornerstones of support for Soldiers and their Families" said Robin Stapp, Senior Marketing Coordinator for FMWRC. "We designed the 'Salute To Spouses Sweepstakes' promotion to give them a chance to win something that truly makes life a little easier for them."

The sweepstakes offers four grand prizes: a Whirlpool Laundry Pair with 6th Sense" Technology; an outdoor room package that includes a patio set, propane 4/burner grill and two lounge chairs; an EXCHANGE shopping spree/gift card worth $1500; and a Commissary shopping spree/gift certificate worth $1500.

The sweepstakes is open to military spouses from any active service component, to include Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and their respective Guard and Reserve units, as well as retiree spouses who possess a valid military ID and are 18 years of age or older. Entries are limited to one per person.

In addition to the sweepstakes, the website is host to a spouse resources link with more than twenty-seven websites containing information for military spouses.

"We want the sweepstakes to draw spouses to the site, where they may discover more resources and opportunities available to them." Stapp said.

Winners of the prizes will be posted on or before July 24, 2011 at

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