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Florence B. Choe
- U. S. Navy -
Afghanistan
Florence B. Choe
(Address not available or expired.)
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(This address has been requested 45 times.) (NOTE **)
Sailor's Title: NAVY MED ETT
APO/FPO: APO AE (Note 1*)
Added here: 12 October 2008
End date: 06 Feb 2009 (Note 3*)
Contact for approx number of Males: 8, Females: 4 (Note 5*)
Unit is from: California (Note 6*)
Lt. Florence B. Choe

29 Mar 2009:
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 199-09
March 28, 2009

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DoD Identifies Navy Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two sailors who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Lt. Florence B. Choe, 35, of El Cajon, Calif., and Lt. j.g. Francis L. Toner IV, 26, of Narragansett, R.I., died March 27 when an Afghan National Army soldier opened fire on personnel assigned to Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan at Camp Shaheen, Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan.


07 Jan 2009

Dear Any Soldier supporters,

Greetings from Afghanistan and Happy New Year! I wanted to send my deepest thanks and gratitude for your continued support. I can't tell you how many smiles that you bring to the faces of each and every Sailor, Soldier and Airman that you reach out to here in theatre.

With your contributions of children's books and/or mini-DVDs, I was able to start the United Through Reading Program here at our camp! It's such a wonderful program that allows us the opportunity to read to our children via recorded DVDs. Please continue to support this program with your donations of children's books and mini-DVDs. The more books we can read to our children, the better connected we will be despite being so far away from our families.

Thank you all so much for what you do for us back home. Our mission would not be possible without you.

V/R,

LT Florence B. Choe, MSC, USN


16 Nov 2008
If possible, please send Children's books and mini-dvds to assist our deployed service members in reading books to their children and sending their DVDs home.

Thank you very much!


29 Oct 2008
Address Has Changed

Hello Any Soldier,
Thank you for the care package and the letters! I truly appreciate it. It's great knowing that there are so many people out there that care and support us out here.

I would like to request Children's books and mini-dvds to help me get the United Through Reading program off the ground. Our unit does not have funds to support this program and will need to rely on donations to get this program started. Would you please be willing to help?

Thank you so much for your support.

V/R,

Florence B. Choe, MSC, USN


12 Oct 2008
Hello. Thank you all for your support back home. It means so much to us. My team consists of medical folks and are primarily from California. We are here for one year. (until Jul 09). We live in wooden buildings and have very little insulation, therefore, we are dreading the upcoming winter months which is quickly approaching. Our electricity is 220v. clothing items such as black gloves, scarves, socks, or any winter items would be appreciated. We would also like to request warm blankets for the winter as our buildings do not have any insulation. We have a little refrigerator but no microwave. DVDs to pass the time are useful, however, we do not have a TV or DVD player. Female soldiers would appreciate good body lotion and hair care products as our water is extremely chlorinated and drying to our hair and body. Children's books are also great for us to be able to read to our children on DVD to send to our kids and send home to them.
Thank you so much for your support. God Bless!

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(NOTE *): Effective 1 May 2006 this web site added a major layer of security to our contacts' information. This change is necessary to protect our troops and ensure that Any Soldier will continue to operate.
The ONLY changes are that the addresses of our contacts are now hidden and the number of addresses you can get are limited. You may obtain addresses simply by clicking on the link provided and correctly filling out the form, the address will then be emailed to you immediately.

(NOTE **): The number shown is how many times a form was submitted requesting this address. This does NOT necessarily mean that this contact will be helped by that many folks. Rule of thumb is that anything 5 requests or less may in fact be no support at all. No way to tell exactly unless the contact lets you know in his/her update how much support they are getting.

(Note 1.): Note that postage to APO AE and FPO AE (E = Europe) is only to NY where the connection to the APO/FPO (APO = Army Post Office)(FPO = Fleet Post Office) is, or to San Francisco for APO AP and FPO AP (P = Pacific), so you don't pay postage all the way to Iraq/Afghanistan. You might consider picking contacts closer to your mailing area to help cut the cost of mailing. If you live on the East Coast, pick "AE", West Coast, pick "AP", Midwest, well...uh, Thank You for your Support! ;)

New with us (December 2005) you might notice "APO AA" and "FPO AA". This is for units in the Caribbean/South America. Normally. However, due to the nature of some units they may be in Iraq but have an address showing "FPO AA". Mail addresses to "AA" goes out of Miami, Florida.

(Note 2.): Why are military addresses weird? There isn't a street address or city. What gives? Correct, just about everything about the military is weird to civilians. Military units are very mobile, they move around a lot, often they even become part of another unit. The APO (Army Post Office) and FPO (Fleet Post Office) assign APO and FPO numbers as needed, they are NOT static. An APO/FPO number may be for a large unit, or a location. An APO/FPO number for Baghdad today may be for Frankfurt tomorrow.

(Note 3.): The "Expect to not mail past" date is only an approximate and is one of the least reliable things on this web site. It is because of this that you must check often before you send anything to this unit. There are a few reasons this date is not reliable, to include: it IS the Military, we ARE dealing with the APO/FPO/DPO. The only thing that does not change in the military is that things will change. PLEASE NOTE that a Contact is dropped off our active list 30 days PRIOR to their date leaving to help avoid mail bouncing.

(Note 4.): (Removed for OPSEC reasons)

(Note 5.): The lines, "Contact with approx number of Soldiers:" and "Approx how may Female Soldiers:" have NOTHING to do with unit strength. They are approximately how many other Troops the Contacts believe they can get packages to. This helps you understand that you should not send 100 packages to someone who only deals with 10 Troops.
Don't forget that if your package is for a female Soldier, be sure to change "ATTN: Any Soldier®" to "ATTN: Any Female Soldier".

( Note 6.): This is simply where the unit this contact is from. This is NOT a true picture of the folks in the unit as most all units are made up of folks from all over the United States.) A "Composite Unit" is one made up of other units and is usually temporary for a particular mission.

( Note 7.): Updated APO/FPO/DPO mailing restrictions> courtesy of Oconus.com (gone now) (Note: About Restriction "U2": "U2 - Limited to First Class Letters", Box "R" is for retired personnel that live overseas and are still authorized an APO/FPO box. Their address will be something like Box 3345R. Doubt you will see anything like that in Afghanistan or Iraq or ...)(Please Note: Sometime in August 2013, Oconus.com changed the code on their page and our form doesn't work with them anymore, so a link to their page is the best we can do, sorry.)


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