DoD Knowledge Base: FAQs
How can I send a care package to a service member?
The Department of Defense (DoD) has curtailed direct support of care package and holiday mail programs by which the public could mail cards, letters, and packages to a central address and have them distributed overseas.
Those wishing to send materials to Service Members can do so by contacting any of the various non-DoD Military Service organizations who still do this work. One example would be the American Red Cross, which has a Holiday for Heroes program run by their local state chapters. Their website is: http://www.redcross.org/support/get-involved/holiday-mail-for-heroes. Other organizations are listed on our DoD Resources page under Community Resources: http://www.defense.gov/Resources/Community-Resources/carepackages.
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