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    Default Defence Force Christmas packages

    Anyone who has done these before or any servicemen/women or partners of them.

    What are you favourite suggestions to send to them. I'm talking about the packages you just send and they get distributed, not to anyone specific.

    We are going shopping on Thursday and will pick everything up for them, but I want a good list of suggestions? I have a few ideas and I found plenty of "what not to send" lists, but not much about what's good to send.

    I've never done it before. I keep meaning to every year and then something happens and I forget or whatever. So this year I am going to do it. And I want to make sure I'm sending something they can actually use and will make them happy.

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    What a fantastic idea @Ahalfdozen. My DH was deployed the year before last which was tough but we also know that is his job! Things that would be good items - roll on deodorant (don't think you can send spray), lollies, magazines from fitness to take that or normal trashy mags, a book. Can't think of anything else atm.

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    My brothers just been deployed and sil said Christmas gifts by 25th November. Can't think what to get...maybe a funny book?

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    My hubby was deployed last year and the best thing he said he got was home cooked biscuits and slices. As long as they are sent in plastic and an air tight container they are fine. Obviously no liquids.
    Maybe an Australian calendar...
    If you have kids get them to do some drawings. They love that and hang them up around the buildings.


 

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