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Military holiday mailing deadlines near
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2009, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Nov. 13 is the mailing date for the most-economical postage to overseas military installations, including Iraq and Afghanistan.

Mail sent to overseas military addresses is charged at the lower domestic-mail prices. For instance, the domestic price for Priority Mail Large Flat Rate Box is $13.95, but for packages to APO/FPO addresses, the price is reduced to $11.95.

The U.S. Postal Service also is offering free Military Care Kits designed specifically for military families sending packages overseas.

Each kit includes two "America Supports You" large Priority Mail Flat-Rate boxes, four medium-sized Priority Mail Flat-Rate boxes, six Priority Mail labels, one roll of Priority Mail tape and six customs forms with envelopes.

Kits may be ordered by phone by calling 800-610-8734 and asking for the Care Kit.

For more information, visit http://www.usps.com" Target="_BLANK">http://www.usps.com.

The Salt Lake Tribune

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