Team SANDBOXX has delivered thousands of letters to those at basic training and boot camp. Here are 5 few tips for anyone sending letters to writing Letters to Someone in Boot Camp
- Write Often: Mail call is the best time of the day for recruits and hearing their name being called out each day to collect their letters can be a big boost to them.
- Send photos: A picture says a thousand words and can help brighten up your recruit’s day.
- Keep it positive: Your recruit will be under a lot of physical and mental stress. This is probably the toughest time in their life and they don’t need to know about drama at home.
- Keep it short: Chances are that your loved one won’t have much time to reply to all of your letters or to read long letters. Send a short letter every day rather than a long one each week.
- Send support: Let your recruit know that you are incredibly proud of them. Family and friends being unsupportive of a recruit’s decision to join the military can add unnecessary stress.
Need inspiration on what photos to include in your Letters? See our list of the “Top 6 photos to send to Basic Training”.