Hundreds of Military Families Receive Free Christmas Trees for the Holidays

christmas-trees-for-militaryHundreds of military families ring in holidays with free Christmas trees this year.

The Trees for Troops program provides free Christmas trees to armed forces in all branches of the military. The trees are donated by families and community members across the country. The program delivers trees to 65 bases in 17 countries.

“It just means so much to me,” said seven-year-old Lyrik Fisher. “It’s very very special. It’s absolutely gorgeous.”

“To me it’s great,” said Staff Sergeant Nathan Maston with the United States Army. “I grew up as a kid just having an artificial trees and they’re nice but nothing beats having the smell and the feel of a real tree in the home. It makes it feel a little bit more like Christmas.”

“We weren’t even financially able to get a Christmas tree this year, even a fake one, so having this one is perfect,” said Marissa Perales, a military spouse.

Each tree came with a handwritten note from a stranger, somewhere across the country, a note from someone who’s making sure these soldiers know they’re appreciated.

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