Postal authorities say packages mailed to military personnel in the Middle East should have been mailed by Nov. 16 to arrive by Dec. 25. Holiday cards and letters should arrive on time if they are mailed by Nov. 26.
On packages for a particular service member, be sure to include complete name and APO or FPO number, which acts like a ZIP code. To speed delivery, send first-class.
To reach an unspecified service member, use one of the addresses below. To speed delivery, send first-class.
For Army, Air Force and Marine personnel on the ground in Saudi Arabia:
Any Service Member
Operation Desert Shield
APO New York 09848-0006