Well, my 'friend that I have never yet met in person",lol, JP of Milblogging.com fame. is still trying to spread those "Golden Rules of Care Packages" that he first came up with while he was deployed in 2004.
He's got a post up on The Sandbox
Click here: The Sandbox: THE GOLDEN RULES OF CARE PACKAGES
(as his disclaimer says, these 'rules' were written 'tongue-in-cheek', and they're just meant to bring a laugh, not be a true guide of what to send, or not send,LOL:)
Some other sites I wanted to pass on, in no particular order.
The previously mentioned This Just In ,led me to this site
Click here: Toys For Troops - World Peace, One Plush Toy at a Time.
and this blog
Click here: Toys for Troops
This site has the expanded version of the awesome Marine Corps. commercial, plus a ton of other stuff.....go check it out :)
Click here: Our Marines
and,trust my friend SK to find a good Marine blog! Check out this post she forwarded to me from a former Marine's blog:
Click here: Murphy was a Grunt: Mail Call & A Special Memory
Lastly, a bit of Good news!
Local Soldiers are Coming Home Early!
(crossposted, as usual, from my real blog . I fell into blogging backwards, like I do most things, so I started out on AOL instead of Blogger.... )