REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Care packages for deployed Soldiers and civilians should not just be for the holidays.

That's why the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Family Focus Group is sending packages to its deployed Soldiers and civilians all throughout the year.

Pam, Stevens, telecommunications production specialist III, and KC Bertling, Soldiers and Family program manager, packed boxes March 19 for several Soldiers currently deployed. Bertling said the goal is to send a care package every few weeks.

Anyone wanting to donate items to be included in the care packages, or with a suggestion of someone who should receive one, should contact