More than 150 members of the Kentucky National Guard's 206th Engineer Battalion were deployed to the Middle East last year. This is your chance to send them a piece of home to help raise morale.

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Many Kentucky National Guard's 206th Engineer Battalion soldiers were sent on a year-long deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. They're missing their family members, friends and community. They're missing home. And, they'll be missing birthdays, anniversaries and holidays. This is a small, but wonderful way to say thank you to men and women out there who are protecting our freedom.

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The second round of the Adopt-a-Soldier Care Package Project, hosted by Kentucky Remembers, will happen on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 from 8 AM – 12 PM. This will be a wonderful chance to say thank you for their service and sacrifice. A chance to send someone special a piece of home.

Donation drop off will begin at 8AM at the Owensboro National Guard Armory. Once complete, all packages will be delivered to Packages Plus for shipping.

Here's a list of what can and can't be shipped.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

* Donations from the community at large are welcome and greatly appreciated.
* Volunteers needed.
* As needed, large white military APO boxes will be available.

3300 Tamarack Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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