Military Mail Team Sandboxx

Basic Training Mailroom Closures For Memorial Weekend

As we head into Memorial Weekend we have information about when your loved one’s base’s mail room will be closed for the holiday, so that you can make sure to get your letters to your recruit before the long weekend. The dates below are subject to change depending on the needs of the Command. Additionally, Sandboxx’s operations team will be off Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out and let us know. Happy Letter sending, and as always, thanks for being a valued member of the Sandboxx family!

Army Bases

Fort Benning – Closed Friday, May 24th and Monday, May 27th

This means that you must send your Letter by Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT in order for it to arrive on base on Thursday before the long weekend. Any Letters sent between Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT and Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Friday evening, with delivery scheduled for Tuesday. Letters sent between Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT and Tuesday, May 28th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Tuesday evening, and will be delivered on base the following day.

Fort Jackson- Closed Friday, May 24th and Monday, May 27th

This means that you must send your Letter by Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT in order for it to arrive on base on Thursday before the long weekend. Any Letters sent between Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT and Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Friday evening, with delivery scheduled for Tuesday. Letters sent between Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT and Tuesday, May 28th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Tuesday evening, and will be delivered on base the following day.

Fort Leonard Wood – Closed Friday, May 24th and Monday, May 27th

This means that you must send your Letter by Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT in order for it to arrive on base on Thursday before the long weekend. Any Letters sent between Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT and Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Friday evening, with delivery scheduled for Tuesday. Letters sent between Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT and Tuesday, May 28th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Tuesday evening, and will be delivered on base the following day.

Fort Sill- Closed Friday, May 24th and Monday, May 27th

This means that you must send your Letter by Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT in order for it to arrive on base on Thursday before the long weekend. Any Letters sent between Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT and Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Friday evening, with delivery scheduled for Tuesday. Letters sent between Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT and Tuesday, May 28th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Tuesday evening, and will be delivered on base the following day.

Air Force Bases

Lackland Air Force Base – Closed Monday, May 27th

This means that you must send your Letter by Thursday, May 23rd at 5pm EDT in order for it to arrive on base on Friday before the long weekend. Any Letters sent between Thursday, May 23rd at 5pm EDT and Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Friday evening, with delivery scheduled for Tuesday. Letters sent between Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT and Tuesday, May 28th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Tuesday evening, and will be delivered on base the following day. 

Coast Guard Bases

Cape May – Closed Monday, May 27th

This means that you must send your Letter by Thursday, May 23rd at 5pm EDT in order for it to arrive on base on Friday before the long weekend. Any Letters sent between Thursday, May 23rd at 5pm EDT and Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Friday evening, with delivery scheduled for Tuesday. Letters sent between Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT and Tuesday, May 28th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Tuesday evening, and will be delivered on base the following day. 

Marine Corps Bases

MCRD San Diego – Closed Friday, May 24th and Monday, May 27th

This means that you must send your Letter by Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT in order for it to arrive on base on Thursday before the long weekend. Any Letters sent between Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm EDT and Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Friday evening, with delivery scheduled for Tuesday. Letters sent between Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT and Tuesday, May 28th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Tuesday evening, and will be delivered on base the following day.

MRCRD Parris Island – Closed Monday, May 27th

This means that you must send your Letter by Thursday, May 23rd at 5pm EDT in order for it to arrive on base on Friday before the long weekend. Any Letters sent between Thursday, May 23rd at 5pm EDT and Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Friday evening, with delivery scheduled for Tuesday. Letters sent between Friday, May 24th at 5pm EDT and Tuesday, May 28th at 5pm EDT will be printed and shipped on Tuesday evening, and will be delivered on base the following day.

Navy Bases

Great Lakes – OPEN

The mailroom at Great Lakes will be open Memorial Day but, in observance of Memorial Day, Sandboxx’s operations team will be off on Monday, May 27th. FedEx will be closed due to the holiday as well. This means that you must send your Letter by Friday, May 24th at 5pm EST in order for it to arrive on base on Saturday for the long weekend. Our team will be back in the office on Tuesday, May 28th to print and ship your Letters. Any Letters sent between Friday, May 24th at 5pm EST and Tuesday, May 28th at 5pm EST will be printed and shipped on Tuesday evening, and will be delivered on base the following day.

If you have any further questions regarding the 2019 Memorial Weekend Schedule for Sandboxx Letter Delivery, please email happiness@sandboxx.us

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