Christmas trees distributed to service members at Camp Lejeune

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WITN) – Service members can get a free Christmas tree Thursday.

Marine Corps Community Services Lejeune-New River is partnering with FedEx and the Christmas Spirit Foundation to give out free Christmas trees to active duty service members and their families. The trees will be given out at the Paradise Point Golf Course parking lot at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.

The trees will be distributed beginning at 8 a.m. to all DoD ID cardholders on a first-come, first-served basis.

Over the last nearly two decades, organizers have delivered more than 262,265 real Christmas trees to military families across the United States. This year, the program is scheduled to deliver approximately 14,500 trees to 77 military bases over the course of two weeks.

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