Open when care package part 2. This was one of my favorite care packages to put together! Military girlfriend. Milso. Marine girlfriend. Long distance. Love. Support our troops. LCPL Capson. Okinawa, Japan.
Cecile Cowdery drew on the envelopes of letters to her husband during WW2: "After my first colorful envelope arrived, Ray let me know it had drawn a lot of attention from the other soldiers. From then on, I dared not let up! I drew those scenes to help him feel special. While other soldiers got “Dear John” letters, my man was assured daily by my sharing of remembered things from back home."
Civil War cavalryman gear includes boots, boot hook, spare shoes, kepi, gauntlets, pin-fire pistols, a hoof knife, a leather cartridge case for pistol, a pair of hoof trimmers and a horse shoeing hammer. (Photo Credit: Tria Giovan/CORBIS)