Looking for new care package ideas to send your soldier? Want to send some extra goodies for sharing? Anna from militarydutystations.com sent our 10 letters to troops in Afghanistan, asking what they’d like to receive in care packages. She sent packages to each of the 5 responses she received. These are the items the troops requested:
  • Baby wipes
  • Magazines
  • Local newspapers
  • Flashlights (that clip onto books)
  • Hard candy
  • Batteries
  • Sunglasses
  • Q-tips
  • Pens
  • Single serve drink mixes (such as Crystal Light)
  • Hygiene products (deodorant and razors were some of the most requested)
  • Coat hooks (3M)
  • Puzzles
  • Beef jerky
  • Disposable cameras
  • Neck-strap for sunglasses