This Christmas Gatesville Elementary School students are making sure our deployed soldiers don't get left out.
With help from their adopted unit, dozens of care packages on their way to Afghanistan are already in route.
Each package is filled with loving care, bringing soldiers a piece of home when they can't be there.
"Because they fight for us and let us have freedom," says 3rd Grader Kael Lowery.
His classmate Sarah is checking her box twice, making sure every soldier can unwrap something nice.
"Because they might not get presents or anything, or celebrating it or being with your family," she said.
It's something quite close to SFC Robert Lowry's heart.
After two tours in Iraq he and his family spent two Christmases apart.
He says, "Anything that you get over there is just a nice gesture, and you can appreciate it, and it reminds you of all the things that we do have here in the states, and why we're over there defending that."
From letters to gadgets and of course don't forget snacks, plus something to tide the troops over until they come back.
"So these phone cards are going to be really nice, give them a chance to talk their families, because they don't see them for so long," explains Lowry's wife.
Now the boxes are off to those who so bravely fight, and little Sarah just hopes they make it to them alright.
"I hope it gets there safely, so they can get all the things that are supposed to be in it," she said.
Now 25 boxes are all on their way, and with help from the 166th Aviation Brigade, they're sure to arrive before Christmas Day.
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