The United States Postal Service and the Military Postal Service Agency have released deadlines for holiday packages being sent overseas to ensure that they arrive at their destination before December 25th. The following deadlines for the shipment of holiday packages are:

•November 12th for Parcel post
•November 26th for Space-available
•December 3rd for Parcel airlift
•December 10th for Priority, first-class letters and cards
•December 17th for Express mail military service

Not all Military or State Department post offices are eligible for Express Mail Military Service. For information on mailing deadlines and restrictions, visit or