Items needed for Alpha Company, 391st Engineer Battalion

AAA batteries

AA batteries

C batteries

D batteries

9-volt batteries

Toiletries

sunscreen

shaving cream

foot powder

razors

toothpaste

toothbrushes

deodorant

baby wipes (the most-needed item of all)

eye drops

hand sanitizer

toilet paper

lip balm

Recreation and Morale Boosters

disposable cameras

phone cards

film

small travel games

paperback books

CDs

portable CD players (for injured soldiers)

DVDs

footballs

basketballs

baseballs

baseball gloves

baseball bats

flying discs

volleyball equipment

Snacks (dry goods in resealable packages; no chocolate or other ingredients that could melt)

pre-sweetened Kool-Aid

powdered Gatorade

tea bags

instant coffee

breakfast bars

granola bars

beef jerky

Slim Jims

StarKist tuna (in package, not can)

Pringles potato chips

Moon Pies

trail mix

Rice Krispies treats

nuts

Tang

spices

Tabasco sauce

instant soup mix

Equipment

two-way radios

stamps

Maglite replacement bulbs

pens/pencils

paper

envelopes

bug wipes

flea collars (to put around soldiers’ ankles to keep away sand fleas)

gel insoles for boots

“Dream Items”

satellite phones

laptop computers

digital cameras

digital camcorders

power inverters (AC to DC)

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