Christmas trees being delivered for soldiers this week

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Soldiers at Fort Campbell and Fort Knox and their families will be given hundreds of Christmas trees this week.

At Fort Campbell, FedEx Freight will deliver 400 trees that can be picked up from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST Saturday at Building 3961 55th Street, the temporary location of the Dale Wayrynen Community Recreation Center.

At Fort Knox, about 400 trees will be available after the post’s tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. EST Thursday. The trees will be distributed at the Waybur Theater parking lot adjacent to the post gazebo until 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to noon Friday.

FedEx, the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and tree farmers participate. FedEx expects to deliver more than 18,000 trees to more than 65 military installations this year.


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