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Armed forces mail overload

The Armed Forces are asking those who wish to support the Services to send parcels via Service charities rather than overloading the British Forces Post Office.

British Forces parcel warning

The British Forces Post Office service deliver parcels to Afghanistan Credit: Crown copyright 2013

The Armed Forces are urging the public to support the British Forces Post Office by using Service charities to deliver their mail.

In the 100 day run-up to Christmas, the British Forces Post Office receives a high volume of parcels to be sent to operational zones.

The BFPO receive a high volume of gifts to be sent on to operational zones Credit: Crown copyright 2013

The overload of parcels are sent to personnel in Afghanistan as well as other countries and Royal Navy ships.

Operational machinery delivering gifts and mail to those in Afghanistan Credit: Crown copyright 2013
Staff from the armed forces working to move parcels Credit: Crown copyright 2013

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