Program to deliver trees for the families of troops

Press Release

FORT BENNING, GA - The Trees for Troops program will deliver and distribute nearly 650 Christmas trees to active duty Soldiers and their Families Dec. 8 in the parking lot behind the main post car wash.

Distribution is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Dec. 8.

The Trees for Troops program is sponsored by the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and FedEx Corp.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Christmas tree growers and retailers nationwide have donated trees for military families.

In 2008 more than 700 farms in 29 states donated 17,082 Christmas trees which were delivered to 53 military installations in three countries.

For more information about Trees for Troops, visit the Christmas SPIRIT website at

Source: Fort Benning Office of Public Affairs