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request to post from Nicholas:

"This is from my son LTCR Kelly C. Ward stationed in Iraq.

Please post this for all members and parents.

> Importance: High
> The United States Postal Service offers FREE boxes and packing
> materials to families of military members deployed overseas, BUT DOES
> NOT PROVIDE FREE POSTAGE. Your families can call 800-610-8734, select
> the language that they desire, press 1 for the operator and ask for the
> "CAREKIT04". The operator will take your families information, and will
> give them a customer number that they can use to reorder more materials
> when they have used their first shipment of boxes and materials. Their
> first shipment of packing materials will be sent directly to their
> residence.
> More information below from the USPS regarding the upcoming
> holiday postal deadlines for overseas locations and the USPS website,
> Ensure you families understand that
> they need to mail items early for the Holidays in order for it to get to
> you on time. Please share this great information with your Marine, Army,
> Air Force and Coast Guard shipmates.
> Thank you for your continued professionalism and NAVY PRIDE!
> V/r,
> ATCS(AW) Shawn Edwards, USN

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What a great idea ! you are the MAN here is a high 5

The links have expired.  Found this link for the boxes.  Does anyone have deadlines for the holidays?

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