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Adopt a Soldier

Step 1: Fill in your name and email.
Step 2: Choose a soldier to adopt by clicking the button next to his or her name.
Step 3: At the bottom of the page click “Adopt a Soldier”
Step 4: Wait for an email with the Soldier’s mailing information before you start gathering items (about 24 to 48 hours)
Step 5: Gather items and ship to the grateful Soldier check here for shipping tips from the US Postal Service)

You’ll be taken to a confirmation page and you’ll also receive an e-mail with your soldier’s mailing information within 24 to 48 hours.  Please don’t collect items for a soldier until you receive their address via email. Soldier information is posted as it was submitted to us. If you don’t receive an email from us within 24-48 hours please let us know.

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Please Select a Soldier: IF YOU KNOW OF SOMEONE SERVING IN THE UNITED STATES MILITARY THAT WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE A CARE PACKAGE, PLEASE SUBMIT THEIR NAME.

Soldier's Name Information & Items Needed
Michael H. He has been serving his country in the United States Air Force for 5 years now. He is in aircraft structural maintenance. This is his first deployment and has been a hard adjustment for he and his wife who is also serving in the Air Force. 1. XBox 360 Games - Fighting/Shooting 2. XBox Live Minutes 3. ITunes Music $ for downloading music 4. Honda Car Magazines Anything Honda particularly if it has anything to do with an S2000 5. Legos
Ren A. Ren is 22 years old. Ren joined to military to not only fight for our country if need be but to finacially support his 4 year old son. His son means more to him than anything. Ren recently got engaged to a women who he reconnected with at a Chris Young concert back in September of 2012 at Whiskey Wild Saloon. Little Debbies snack cakes, comedy and action movies, he loves the Missouri Tigers.
Clarence H. Underway on CGC Morgenthau. He is the boatswain mate - 1st class. He has 3 kids (Sean 13, Finn 5 & Stella 3). Also a volunteer baseball coach. Loves sports. Sweet snacks, sweatshirt, hand Warner's, Campbell's cup of chicken noodle soup, shick hydro razors and shave cream, wool hats, black socks, beef jerky, peanut brittle.
William W. My son is a Petty Officer in the US Navy, currently onboard the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier, homeport is Norfolk, Virginia. They are being deployed in February for at least 9 months at sea. Anything! He loves Carl Edwards, all of Nascar, loves the St. Louis Blues more than anything. Any bit of home, he would love.
Jeremy R. Jeremy is serving in the 133rd Army National Guard. His Staff Sgt says "he is tiny and eats sooooo much junk food.thats his thing.. cookies, candy..etc. He has some family but they don't have any money. cookies, candy, junk food, letters, generic items.
Christina C. SHE'S 21, LOVES COUNTRY MUSIC(WHEN BACK HOME IN COLUMBIA, MO. SHE LISTENS TO 99), LOVES HUNTING, AND MOVIES. THIS WILL BE HER FIRST CHRISTMAS IN THE MILITARY. LOVES DEER HUNTING, COUNTRY MUSIC, CHEVY TRUCKS, ROLLO CANDY, DUCK DYNASTY ITEMS, GIFT CARDS FOR VICTORIA SECRET, WALMART.
Lief R. Family oriented man 2 boys age 2-1/2 and 6 months only saw baby for 1 week. In school to become a middle school history teacher. enjoys outdoors and a health nut. History books snack such as beef jerkey sardines crackers granola type snacks chewing gum personal hygene items. ear buds joke books. Doesn't eat much sweets.
James M. James is an Apache Pilot stationed over in Afghanistan. At home, he leaves a wife, Rene and a 11 month old daughter, Avery. Any chocolate or candy, Pringles, Mio (to flavor water!) beef jerkey, Gillette fusion razor blades, NOS (the energy drink.) toothbrush, toothpaste, Kleenex, sunflower seeds, peanut butter crackers
Curtis K. He is from Eldon, MO and is currently serving in Afghanistan on his first deployment with the 1-135th Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion that deployed in March of 2013. He just recently missed his first wedding anniversary on Oct. 20, 2013. Beef jerky Cookies Candy of any kind Mizzou and KC Chiefs items He likes anything really, not picky.
Timothy C. This is Timothy's first year away from home at the holidays and would very much appreciate all the support and cheer we can give him! Comic books , all batman man stuff, video games or just anything to make the holidays better for him.
Brett T. Graduated from high school 5/2010 joined the Army National Guard 9/2010. He left for his deployment 8/2013 and is an engineer with military police background. He loves to hunt everything, he is a member of Fatal Addiction Outdoors, several videos on You tube. He loves basketball and baseball. Huge St. Louis Cardinal fan. Teriyaki Jerky Sweet and Salty bars fruit roll up rice krispies treats powder drink with flavoring Sporting or Hunting Magazines Oreo Cookies Cookie Dough Pop Tarts Sour Cream/onion pringles red diamond sweet tea Monster Zero Ultra Drinks Really anything. He appreciates everything.
Brent T. Brent is a native Columbian. He is a 2007 graduate of Hickman High School and a 2011 graduate of CMU. He played soccer through high school & college. He has been stationed in Germany for two years and this is his second Christmas away from his family. Jerky, hot sauces, trail mix, lotion, vaseline, lip balm, MU stuff, thermal socks, candy, Wicked Pickles(from Orschelns), popcorn, chocolate, iTunes Gift Cards, Cardinals stuff, Cheez-Its, Chiefs Stuff.
Seth M. Seth is from Columbia, MO and joined the Marine Corp and has been serving our Country for 5 years. Seth loves to spend time with his family and friends, fishing, hunting, skateboarding and playing the guitar Soft toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste and any toiletries. Snack food, cookies, peanut butter crackers, outdoor magazines, etc. He is on a ship so he can't go buy out and buy anything so anything is appreciated and thankful for your kindness.
Jay T. Jay is in the United States Air Force, stationed in Ramstein, Germany. He works very hard and is a model Airman. Jay loves all things technology, the KC Chiefs, and MU. Mostly, he loves his home and anything that will make him feel closer than he is will be plenty.
James K. James is my wonderful husband. He has been in Afghanistan since March 2013. He drills at Whiteman. We are from Euguene. He is 47 years old and we have a daughter who is a senior in high school. Sausage and crackers, cookies, licorice, nuts. trail mix, m&m's, toothbrush, toothpaste, razors, deodorant, body wipes. He would enjoy passing out letters to his men.
Morgan W. She is stationed in Italy but is currently on a deployment, and will be over the holidays. She loves baked goods. Especially chocolate chip cookies. She likes candy (skittles, starbursts) Loves the cardinals and wears a size small/medium. She also likes beef jerky, and chap-sticks.
Nicholas B. Nicholas (Nick) is serving with the 1438th Engineer Bridge Company in Bagram Afghanistan. He is 20 years old (21 in December) and has the biggest heart possible. He joined the National Guard in 2010 at 17 years old and graduated from Glasgow High School in 2011. He always finds the good in a situation and loves to make people laugh. Even being overseas, he always finds a way to make us smile. This is his first deployment overseas and he couldn't be more proud to wear the uniform and serve his country for each of us. Not only is he a Chiefs/Cardinals/Mizzou fan, he loves to be involved in playing sports with others. He also loves to get out and hunt and fish. Toiletries; Deer jerky/deer sticks, butterfingers, skittles, starbursts, peanut m&ms, mountain dew, protein bars, movies (comedy or action), sports memorabilia, small pillow, neck travel pillow, sport and hunting magazines.
Andrew B. Andrew is a 34 year old husband and father of 2 young children ages 5 & 3. And a step-dad to 2 more ages 11 & 9. He in logistics and is currently serving in Afghanistan. He loves all movies, music, video games He loves all movies, music, video games and gaming magazines, oreos and nuts, bible study books, He loves football and his favorite team is the 49ers. Also minutes for his Afghani cell phone in order to call and text his family.
Seth H. A good friend of my family. He volunteered to go the Afghanistan to fight for his country. He's 20 y.o. and a great young man. He's not particular. He likes about anything. He did request personal hygiene items before like deodorant, soap, shampoo, lotion, that type of thing.
Dalton P. Dalton is a laid back ,quiet, country sweet heart. He has already done a tour in Iraq and is currently in Afghanistan. He never asks for anything yet gives everything in return. He wont be home for thanksgiving, Christmas, or valentines day. I know he would love and appreciate the encouragement. western movies, oatmeal cream cookies, sour cream and onion chips, flash drive with country and rock music on it, encouraging letters, gatoraid water flavoring, and whatever else you kind people would like to send :)
William G. He is a 20 year old young man. He loves football and wrestling. Very active in weightlifting, hunting, and loves helping others. Seahawks and Mizzou are his favorite teams. Hunting and weightlifting magazines, Sports apparel, chocolate chip cookies, butterfingers, movies (action, comedy, horror), hot fudge and chocolate chip pop tarts, beef jerky. My son would be happy with anything you would send him, he is very grateful for what he gets and we thank you for including him in this awesome gift.
Mathew P. He joined the Missouri Army National Guard when he was 17 and he is now 19 (20 in Dec). He is far beyond his age in maturity. He loves to read, hunt, fish, and work on weapons. He is a small arms repairer and an engineer. He is currently at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan. Anything Realtree camo, outdoor house slippers, suspense books (he also has an ereader and buys books through Amazon), hygiene supplies, soft toilet paper is popular, action movies, assasins creed, country music, money (he buys minutes for an Afghani cell phone to call and text home), of course any kind of snack, and hugs and prayers (lots of these)!!
Douglas C. Doug has volunteered for Special Olympics for a number of years. He's a great guy and now that he's over in Afghanistan, we'd like to see him be remembered. He always thinks of his fellow soldiers, both men and women! Anything he gets he shares with others! Hygiene items; liquid soap, wet wipes, shampoo/conditioner, shower gel, toothbrush/toothpaste, razors, etc. Food: Beef jerky, Pringles, hard candy, gummy bears, twizzlers, triscuits, crackers, powdered drink mix to be put in bottled water Other: letters/cards to the soldiers (70 total soliders at the camp...10 women/60 males...average age 25-29.
Bethany R. Beautiful daughter, mother, aunt, neice! She's a country girl through and through. Loves her country, her daughter and horses. She was relocated right after her little girl was born and only see's her in pictures while grandma and grandpa give her all the love she needs to momma gets home. Anything would be appreciated!
Christopher B. Chris is 19, and will be stationed in Cuba till Dec. 2014. Anything, just hearing from people sometimes is the only enjoyment that these young servicemen and women need.
Tyler K. He is a 20yo who joined the Marine Corp at just 18. He is a proud Marine and never thinks of himself when asked what to send him. He loves country music/videos. Loves to fish and hunt. Favorite food is italian wedding soup,poptarts,cookies and sardines/saltines. He would be happy with cards and letters just knowing that they are thought of for the holidays. Thank you for your Generosity for out troops. God bleas you all. Soups. Nuts. M&M's. anything in individual packets to carry with them. Jerkey. Music. Western videos. Watch. Flannel shirts.
Jenn C. Jenn is a spunky 22-year-old, originally from O'Fallon, MO. She is studying Broadcast Journalism at Mizzou, which she must pause until she comes home. She has been in the MO National Guard since high school, over 5 years now. She followed in her older sister's footsteps when she enlisted. This is her first deployment, and has had its challenges, including a loss in the family. She is always the one that supports those in need and her friends and family would love to show her how much she is loved and missed from home. She will be so touched by any kind thoughts from MO! Anything teal or orange (she loves bright colors), anything Mizzou or StL Cardinals, Duck Dynasty, interesting books, Clinique brand soaps/lotions, photography magazines, fuzzy socks, chocolate and peanut butter snacks/candy, Christmas anything, and honestly, just your kind thoughts and words of encouragement to let her know she's not forgotten. Thank you so much!
Colleen K. Colleen is currently serving Afghanistan as an mp. This is her third deployment through the holidays, and she is from Ashland. She has 2 nieces and 2 nephews who miss her dearly. Although hard not to have any contact with her on a regular basis her family is extremely proud of the service she provides for our country. Decks of cards, books, magazines, art supplies, any goodies such as candy , chips , cookies and holiday decorations to bring a touch of home to her.
Cassandra R. She's a single mother of one son (5-years-old) serving in Okinawa, Japan. She and her son SKYPE almost every day thanks to grandma and grandpa. I want her to know how much her family and friends appreciate both her service to her country and the sacrifice she chose to make to give her son a better future. Anything would be nice!
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