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Christmas giving: Community to support troops

HR and TD residents invited to help fill care packages, pack holiday boxes

A platoon of National Guard soldiers from the 1186th Military Police Company, which trains in Hood River and Salem, is shown in “battle rattle.” The unit is deployed to Afghanistan and area residents are invited to contribute snack and hygiene items for holiday packages that will make their Christmas away from home a little merrier.

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A platoon of National Guard soldiers from the 1186th Military Police Company, which trains in Hood River and Salem, is shown in “battle rattle.” The unit is deployed to Afghanistan and area residents are invited to contribute snack and hygiene items for holiday packages that will make their Christmas away from home a little merrier.



Community members in The Dalles and Hood River are asked to donate snack and hygiene items to make Christmas merrier for an Oregon National Guard platoon and other troops in Afghanistan...

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RandyF 9 months ago

There is an error in the story or, someone has been misinformed.

"the committee is seeking enough goods and money to cover shipping at $17.85 per flat rate box through the U.S. Postal Service".

A Large Flat Rate Box to an APO/FPO/DPO address, using Click-n-Ship at usps.com to print labels with postage, is $15.55. Over the counter at a Post Office is $17.35.

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