Letters and cards for military personnel participating in Operation Desert Shield are also being collected by members of the James R. Thomas Chapter No. 6 of the Disabled American Veterans. The group will be collecting the mail Dec. 7 and 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dan's Food Stores at 1360 S. Foothill, 2332 E. 2100 South, 2330 E. 3300 South, 2600 West and 4700 South and 1335 E. 10600 South. The DAV will also have Christmas cards at these locations for individuals to sign. Cards and letters can also be left at the Disabled American Veterans Department of Utah offices at 273 E. 800 South until Dec. 14.