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Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Little Troopers - free birthday packs...first come, first served

Little Troopers sends out free birthday packs to military children

Military children’s charity, Little Troopers, has added a limited-edition party pack to its free birthday card initiative. The packs are aimed at Armed Forces children who will be celebrating their birthday over the coming weeks and may have a parent serving away from home.

The charity already posts handwritten birthday cards and a special birthday badge to military children, but parents requesting a birthday card from the charity over the coming weeks will also be sent a mini birthday pack including balloons, a banner and cake flags. In addition, the charity has introduced two new card designs, one aimed at under 11s and one for older children. Parents can decide exactly what is written in the card, with many choosing to send a message from a serving parent who is away from home as a birthday surprise.

Little Troopers has 500 free birthday packs available. To order one, visit and fill out the form. Once the 500 packs have gone, the free birthday card scheme will continue as usual.

For families who are experiencing separation at the moment, Little Troopers also has lots of free resources on its website and a free story recording app for tablet devices called Little Troopers Treasures, which keeps children connected to their serving parent during deployments and other service commitments.