Card signing guidelines
these guidelines when instructing participants
how to sign cards. These
guidelines will help to assure that all cards
are acceptable to the United States Postal
Service for shipping and to the military.
Please address the card to “Dear Warrior.”
Be respectful and polite.
2. Write a holiday greeting,
keeping in mind that our Troops are diverse in
their holiday practices and beliefs.
3. Write a
personal note. For example: How do you
celebrate the holidays? What are your
family memories of holidays? The Troops
enjoy learning about things that happen in
your hometown or region of the Country.
The messages can be serious or funny or
both, always keeping in mind that
appropriate language and wording are
Sign your first name ONLY and the town and
state where you live.
5. If you are or have been
in the Military, please consider including
that information. IF you are a member of a
club such as Lions or Rotary Groups, please
consider including that information. If you
are an elected official or a First Responder,
please consider including that information in
6. If your card is homemade,
please keep the size to no larger than an 8 x
11 size paper folded in half.
7. If you have an envelope,
please do NOT
seal it. There is no need to address the
outside of the envelope. If you want to do so,
please consider writing Warrior on the outside
of the envelope. Feel free to decorate the
envelope if you want to do so. Do not be
concerned if you do not have an envelope!