FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – Simply ripping a game tab off a Subway drink made for an amazing day for Pvt. Cade Davis, an Initial Entry Training Soldier assigned to Charlie Company, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion here.“I was hoping for a free, foot-long sub sandwich!” exclaimed Davis. “I couldn’t believe I won the grand prize.”The 19-year-old native of Shreveport, Louisiana, won a $25,000 dream vacation in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Subway Sip. Rip. Ultimate Trip sweepstakes.The sweepstakes is part of the Exchange’s 125th anniversary celebration, which commemorates it’s “we go where you go” mission. The sweepstakes gives warfighters and their families the chance to win prizes such as dream vacations, shopping sprees, gift cards and more.“I am choosing between Bora Bora, Turks and Caicos, or Cabo San Lucas,” Davis said. “I am still deciding, but there will definitely be a beach.”He will take his trip sometime next year.Davis enlisted in the Army 10 months ago, completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and will graduate from IET here to start a career as a military intelligence analyst.Davis plans to become an Army officer for the Louisiana National Guard after completing Louisiana’s Northwestern University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps program while obtaining his bachelor’s degree.“The Exchange is happy to reward Davis for his dedication to protecting and serving our nation,” said Jeff Hyatt, general manager for the Exchange.Hyatt and Col. Jarrod Moreland, garrison commander, presented Davis with his oversized check in a short ceremony Nov. 17 at the Fort Huachuca Exchange Subway.“It seems like you never really get feedback, or know who wins these [sweepstakes],” Moreland said. “We actually have a winner here at Fort Huachuca!”“I couldn’t be happier or prouder that this happened to one of our Soldiers,” he said.The sweepstakes occurs in Army and Air Force Exchanges all over the world.“Now the hard part begins,” Hyatt said. “Not only does he have to decide between those wonderful destinations, he has to choose who he’s going to take with him.”# # #Fort Huachuca is home to the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)/9th Army Signal Command and more than 48 supported tenants representing a diverse, multiservice population. Our unique environment encompasses 964 square miles of restricted airspace and 2,500 square miles of protected electronic ranges, key components to the national defense mission.Located in Cochise County, in southeast Arizona, about 15 miles north of the border with Mexico, Fort Huachuca is an Army installation with a rich frontier history. Established in 1877, the Fort was declared a national landmark in 1976.We are the Army’s Home. Learn more at