There is a message posted on Facebook that states:
When filling out your Christmas Cards this year, take a card and send it to this address:
A Recovering American Soldier
C/O Walter Reed Medical Center
6900 Georgia Avenue
NW Washington, D.C. 20307-5001
The facts are:
Walter Reed Army Medical Center will not be accepting these packages to ensure the safety and well being of these patients.
In addition, the U.S. Postal Service is no longer accepting "Any Service Member" or "Any Wounded Service Member" letters or packages.
Instead of sending "Any Wounded Soldier letter or package to Walter Reed, please consider making a donation to one of the more than 300 nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping our troops and their families listed on the "America Supports You" website, www.americasupportsyou.mil
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Facebook page instructs readers that holiday mail for service members should be sent through "The Holiday Mail for Heroes" program:
Holiday Mail for Heroes
PO Box 5456
Capitol Heights, MD 20791-5456