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The Silent Soldier

National Guard troops lend a hand in loading Trees for Troops. (Photo: Public Domain) National Guard troops lend a hand in loading Trees for Troops. (Photo: Public Domain)

December 19, 2016

Written by Lorra B.

Since it’s launch in 2005, the Trees for Troops program has delivered over 176,000 Christmas trees to military service members and their families. This year Fedex have once again joined with the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and they have added 18,000 more trees to that impressive list.

Christmas trees have been delivered to families located on 65 bases in 17 differed countries, according to Fox News.

A report by NBC 12 stated that in total FedEx drivers have driven over 350,000 miles delivering trees since the program started.

The Executive Director of Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, Ann O’Connor, stated, “We have had an amazing year with Trees for Troops! This program is a huge highlight each year with the Christmas tree growers who are able to donate Christmas trees from…

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