Things you should know before wrapping a
something they really need gives a new high. Our soldiers who spend a
part of their life in serving the nation are really special. Their
are great and there are no words to describe their passion for their
Soldiers who leave their family life to protect the country from
other non-social elements lead a very minimal life wherein they are
sleep outside in erratic climatic conditions and also fight with
visitors like rodents, snakes and wild animals. Soldiers, just like
human beings feel special when they are gifted something. You can make
feel special by sending those gifts that are not within their reach.
will help you with necessary details which you have always been looking
Here you can find details with which you can send your gifts to
marines without any hassles.
Q: Are you applicable to mail the parcel for
service is provided by the postal service department and can be used
military personnel’s who are placed in remote locations where there is
postal service. To put it in right words, the free mailing service is
applicable to only those who, according to the Department of Defence,
located in overseas locations. Only soldiers can send use this service
their family and friends.
Q: how much would it cost to send a parcel?
department would not charge you extra if you are sending a parcel to
personnel. You can just pay the regular charges charged by the
gets your parcel delivered. Postal department of United States have
charges to send your parcel to Fleet Office Post (FPO) and Army/ Air
Office (APO). The charge would also depend on the weight of the parcel.
Q: Package restrictions- if any?
many restrictions when it comes to sending a parcel to a soldier. The
must not contain anything that is objectionable. The contents of the
must also not target the sentiments of opposite sex, caste, religion et
Donors must also consider that they should not send alcoholic beverages
are strictly prohibited. Illegal substances and crackers should also
not be a
part of the parcel. Donors must also consider that their parcel should
exceed the maximum length of 72 inches in any category. To get an idea
restrictions imposed by the postal department check the postal bulletin
postal service computer terminals.
Q: where to find addresses of personnel’s
United States Marine Corps (USMC)?
soldiers also feel good when they receive care parcels. To help you do
have recently adopted a care program. This program will help you find
addresses of marine soldiers who are posted in overseas war fields. To
the service of this new program, you’ll have to register yourself and
active member in the program’s forum. The requirement is strictly for
purpose and it will also help us in functioning better. If you are not
active, or are considered inactive, there is no need to worry, because
still can send your motivational letters and support the soldier in
endeavour, you can write in to us. Our professionals are constantly on
mission to make every soldier happy and the sole purpose of this
mission was to
achieve that. Top avail the benefits of this programme, you’ll have to
some details about yourself and the service member. The details would
the rank of the personnel, name, address and mailing address etc. Your
information would also include the same and you are also required to
your relation with the serving personnel. Providing these and more
would mean that you wish to be a registered member and are agreeing to
terms and conditions of use laid by the program.
Q: Send anything and everything:
You can send
soldiers anything and everything that you wish to send. The parcel, as
mentioned, should be clean of the restricted products. Our soldiers do
access to stores from where they can buy what they wish to. If the
available, they do not have time to go shopping. They visit their home
short duration over which they do not find time to go shopping. It is
responsibility of us citizens, for whom the soldiers are fighting wars,
provide them things that they would need in day to day life. The
would include everything from a simple matchbox to portable DVD
can simply visit a super mart and start picking things that you would
need. The soldier’s needs are very much like your needs. You can send
cookies, jams, tarts, cakes, bakes, mouth wash, coffee packets and of
mosquito repellents. Donors should send stuffs that are packed and can
stored. Perishable items like meat, fish and milk would be a waste of
money. Stick to things that are mentioned in other sections of the
Q: Care for your package:
usually pick things and post in through the postal department. But,
some special packaging tips which would help the soldier to enjoy your
donations for a longer run and at comfort. Always pack the products in
pouches. This would protect the items from sand, dirt and rain. As we
our soldiers do their duty in erratic climate conditions and carrying a
cookies without zip pouches would be not that easy. Zip pouches are
by soldiers for other purposes. Always seal the non-heat resistant
plastic bags to ensure that it doesn’t spoil the other item in the
know more about better packaging, visit our Care Package Tips page.
Q: Where can I get my shipping necessities?
offers convenient hipping necessities. The website also allows you to
address on the parcel from your computer. The facility provided by this
is great and more and more people are following it.