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Laptops for Flattops

April 21, 2009

**Update 8/28/09**

You can also enter the contest by going to the You Tube group and submitting a one minute video.  When you submit your video, please start with your name then submit your entry to All American Direct with the words “See Video”

***Update, this is a monthly contest… Keep sending in your entries!!!!!


Previous generations of military wives spent months without word from their men… relying on a snail-mail letter or postcard with a hurried update.  Many of today’s generation of military wives have frequent conversations with their loved ones while serving overseas.  Not to say we are ungrateful, but there are ways our troops could be communicating with their families that most of us don’t have the funds available for. is giving away more than $8,000 in technology to our troops and their families!  The contest is appropriately called Laptops for Flattops and they will be awarding our hero’s and their families who submit a 400 word essay explaining why they are deserving of a laptop and webcams.  Winners will be announced bi-monthly until the end of the year. The winning military family will be awarded a laptop and two webcams (one for home, one for the soldier). is committed to celebrating American values and ideals, and we are a proud supporter of our troops – especially those who are serving overseas, away from their loved ones.  Providing families with the ability to interact and communicate on a higher, more interactive level than a phone call, is just one way in which we can salute those in uniform.

~Mike Mountford, CEO of

Pick up your pens, crank up the computer and write a short essay detailing how your family has been affected by deployments.  Tell them how your life could benefit from a new laptop and webcams!

So you aren’t a military family and you want to submit an article on behalf of your hero and his family?  Go ahead!

Winners of the first contest will be announced on Monday, May 18th.  Families may re-submit a new essay for each bi-monthly contest if they were not previously selected.  For more information visit

*Delta Whiskey Disclaimer:
Although I could definitely use a laptop myself, this is not a paid advertisement or promotion on my part.  I simply want to spread the word about this incredible program.  Support the companies who support us!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. April 21, 2009 10:27

    Thanks for sharing this! We’ll help spread the word.

  2. April 23, 2009 07:31

    This comment is unrelated, but I just quickly caught up on your blog and noticed you’ve lost 26lbs since Jan. Congratulations! That’s awesome.

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