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How to Make a Military Care Package

So, here are my rules on Care Packages. They were originally published on April 14, 2004, on my now defunct milblog “The National Guard Experience” from Afghanistan. But now they’re here to help you before you piss off another soldier or anyone in the military overseas (joking). 1. Please, NO MORE MAGAZINES DATED BACK TO 1980. The average person keeps ... Read More »

Deployed? How To Write a Care Package Wish List

This column goes out to all those deployed who are clueless about what to ask for in Care Packages. Now, if you’re not deployed, support a member of the military by sending them a Care Package. Now, on to the rules. 1. Don’t ask for prohibited items. Are you trying to get your supporter thrown in jail?! If the Feds ... Read More »