2009 Overseas Military Holiday Mailing Deadlines

Envelope_20clip_20art_smallThe U.S. Postal Service has announced its recommended mailing dates for delivery by Christmas to our U.S. military troops serving overseas at APO/FPO addresses. Holiday mail for our U.S. troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan should be sent no later than December 4th, 2009 for arrival by Christmas.

The NC National Guard Family Readiness Program has shared the following for holiday mailings to our troops.  They have provided 5 military personnel contacts in which the holiday cards and goody boxes can be sent.  All goody packages will be shared with everyone in the units.

CH LTC Phil Glick
HHC, HQS, 30th HBCT
FOB Falcon
APO AE 09361

CH CPT Melissa Hale
HHC, 230^TH BSB, 30^TH HBCT
FOB FALCON
APO AE 09361

CH Thomas Watson
COP Meade, HHB 1-113 FA
APO AE 09361

CH CPT Mike Allen
HHT 1/150th ARS
APO AE 09322

CH Lt. Matt Ward
HHC 12 CAB, 30th HBCT
FOB Mahmudiyah
APO AE 09322

Mr. Danny Hill, Family Program Director with the Army Reserves has agreed to mail holiday cards and goody boxes  to the North Carolina Army Reserves from his office.  He asks that all cards and packages be sent to him no later than December 1st, 2009.  This way his office can sort and package all items being sent.   His address is below.

Mr. Danny R. Hill
Family Program Director
Army Reserve
108th Training Command (IET)
1330 Westover Street
Charlotte, NC 28205

For goody box ideas, click here and then scroll down to ‘Wish List Items for Soldier Care Packages’.

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