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      house Committees
      House Committee on Armed Services
      Military Personnel
    IntroducedApril 27th, 2009

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Title

Correspondence With Our Heroes Act

Official Title

To provide for free mailing privileges for personal correspondence and parcels sent to members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Summary

Correspondence With Our Heroes Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense to provide for a one-year program under which postal benefit vouchers are provided for the benefit of members of the Armed Forces on active duty in Iraq or Afghanistan, or hospitalized at a military facility as a result of a disease or injury incurred as a result of such service. Entitles voucher users to make free mailings to such individuals. Limits vouchers to one per month. Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to transfer to the Postal Service an amount representing the amount of the vouchers used.

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