Closing for the Holidays

We are closing for holidays! We will be closed from Sunday (12/22) and we will reopen Tuesday (1/7) to give our volunteers the time to spend with their families. We apologize for any inconvenience. In case of emergency, please contact us at 352-307-6723 ext 1. We wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy […]

TriEagle Sales Makes Generous Donation

We would like to thank TriEagle sales for their very generous $2,000 donation for the troops. TriEagle has been a long time supporter of Operation Shoebox, each October they donate a portion of the proceeds on each purchase of a Budweiser product in our surrounding counties to help us raise money to send our care […]

PSA

The VA is in need of volunteers for the Vietnam Veterans Tribute on Saturday March 30th.For more information contact Kim Davis at 352-264-6740 or kdavis@alachuacounty.us  

Phone Number Update

We are very happy to say that our phones are up and working again! If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at any time at 352-307-6723 or via email at troops@operationshoebox.com We thank you all for your patience and understanding during this time!

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Video Clips Needed! If you are active duty or know someone active duty we are looking for short video clips from our troops telling people what it means to you to get a care package. We appreciate any videos we can get greatly and you can email them to Mary at  troops@operationshoebox.com and if he can […]

Troop of the Month

I am a Army chaplain serving with 1-68th Armor Battalion. Our battalion falls under the 3 Brigade Combat Team which falls under 4th Infantry Division located in Ft. Carson, CO. My job is my life and I am available for Soldiers 24/7. I love what I do and I will continue to serve God, family, Soldier, and Country faithfully. I am originally from Mississippi. I have been married 14 years to Leslie and we have two children Zoe 10 and Elijah 5. I have a combined time of 21 years of military service, Active (12 years) and National Guard (9 years). I am a former Infantry Soldier of Desert Storm. I am currently serving a second tour in Iraq as a chaplain.