(UNDATED) - Procrastinators beware, the deadline for sending holiday mail is fast approaching.
The postal service is reminding customers that cards and packages going to members of the military in Iraq and Afghanistan should be sent by December 4th to arrive before Christmas.
Officials say military mail headed to other overseas destinations should be sent by December 11th.
Officials expect to deliver about 20 billion cards, packages and letters between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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