Asked by: Ersin Frankenhauser
asked in category: General Last Updated: 30th April, 2020

What can I send to military overseas?

Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, cotton swabs, shaving lotion, disposable razors, shampoo, individually packaged tissues. Personal care. Individually packaged baby wipes, eye drops, lip balm, lotion, aspirin or other pain reliever, feminine hygiene products for women. Foot care.

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Herein, what can you not send to troops overseas?

According to the United States Postal Service (USPS), the following items are prohibited for international shipping:

  • Aerosols.
  • Air Bags.
  • Alcoholic Beverages.
  • Ammunition.
  • Cigarettes.
  • Dry Ice.
  • Explosives.
  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.

Similarly, how do I send a military care package? Mailing a Military Care Package Yourself [Step By Step Guide]

  1. Step #1: Figure Out Your Service Member's Military Address.
  2. Step #2: Locate the Proper Form at the Post Office.
  3. Step #3: Fill Out the Form.
  4. Step #4: Fill Out Customs Information, and be Specific!
  5. Step #5: Bring Your Package and Completed Customs Form to the Postal Worker.

Also asked, what can you send to someone in the military?

Here are some military care package ideas that are appreciated by service members:

  • Necessities, such as sunblock, socks, underwear, flip-flops, lip balm and powder.
  • Snacks, including chips, salsa, nuts, cookies, beef jerky, non-melting candy and trail mix in packaging that isn't easily crushed.

What can I send a soldier for Christmas abroad?

Items like peanut butter, jerky, trail mix, nuts and dried fruit are perfect for mailing overseas. Consider powdered drink mixes that can be mixed with water, condiments that can be added to MREs, and individually packed protein snacks.

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