tomorrow at 10 a.m.
A memorial service for Spc. Angel Lopez will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Prichard Chapel. Assigned to Company B, 201st Brigade Support Battalion
of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Lopez was killed in action Oct. 5 when his unit came under small arms fire in Zabul Province, Afghanistan. The Fort Knox community is invited.
Exchange/Commissary Council meeting
The quarterly Exchange/ Commissary Council meeting will be held tomorrow in the Saber & Quill’s Bullion Room at 1 p.m.
American Forces Press Service
Military Postal Service Agency officials recommend that parcel post packages for service members overseas be mailed by Nov. 12 for delivery by the holidays.
Officials at MPSA, an extension of the U.S. Postal Service, have published a chart at http://hqdainet.army.mil/mpsa/xmas.htm that shows deadlines for various mailing options, broken down by the APO/FPO/DPO numbers of various destinations.
USPS is offering a discount on its largest Priority Mail Flat Rate box at $14.85. The price includes a $2 per box discount for military mail being sent to APO/FPO/DPO destinations worldwide, officials said.
Priority Mail Flat Rate boxes are available free at local post offices, or can be ordered from USPS online. Postage, labels and customs forms also are available online.