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Subject: donated credits/soldiers
Date Posted: 1/28/2009 12:39 PM ET
Member Since: 12/11/2008
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Hopefully this will clarify what i was asking. I donated to the credits for soldiers that another member was collecting and i am trying to reach that member again. but i lost all info on him. If anyone knows this person please let me know i have some audiocassettes i would like to donate to this cause if he could use them. Thanks,,,,,cusslerfan

Date Posted: 1/28/2009 12:50 PM ET
Member Since: 2/20/2008
Posts: 1,658
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I did a search and found this thread

Do you want to donate credits to a soldier?

I think the OPs name is Justin...

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 1/28/2009 1:31 PM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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I remember "ironman" was collecting credits. Maybe it was him?

Date Posted: 1/31/2009 5:09 PM ET
Member Since: 10/6/2007
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I don't know if you folks are aware of it, but there is an organization that sends books to soldiers... and it's FREE for the service folks,  they don't have to buy credits...etc.   Plus every once in a while, OPS sends out soldiers  "wish lists" for specific books.  It is carefully moderated, so no information about where someone is deployed for instance, can be read on a public messageboard !


Please tell your buddy about it !  And if you have family serving,  please encourage them to sign up.

http://operationpaperback.org/

 

Back to deep lurk mode.

belle

Date Posted: 2/1/2009 9:35 AM ET
Member Since: 9/11/2005
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I have sent out books through Operation Paperback several times.  You let them know what type of books and how many you have and they send you addresses of service people who have signed up.  Sometimes they have specific requests or genres that they want, so I try to send to the person who most closely matches the batch of books I have to send.  They can be sent Media, so inexpensively, but you do have to fill out (very easy) customs forms.  Sometimes there are rules, like no exposed female skin on books send to addresses in the Middle East (I guess it offends some of the Muslims) so some of the romances with sedate but sexy cover pictures can't be sent there.