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A theater-wide network must provide individual and unit address information to all postal dld and platoons. Unit mail clerks receive and sort the mail and provide it to addressees. Postal units 452.56-m coordinate with the local EOD unit for bomb support. This does not necessarily occur automatically. The personnel group provides policy and procedural guidance for postal companies and is responsible for performing the following critical tasks:. If decontamination is not possible, they destroy the mail under appropriate postal supervision.

Planning of postal operations from lowest to 4525.66-m levels is an essential consideration for any military operation. First class mail is all air-mailable matter that has the character of actual and personal correspondence. The standard of service for first class mail is 12 to 18 days from the point of origin to individual soldiers worldwide.


Figure depicts 4525.-m mail flow. Postal services platoons must have securable organic transportation to safeguard and transport undispatched mail and associated items such as stamps, money orders, accountable mail, and packages.

Postal units process and prepare mail for delivery, and the transporters deliver. This applies to both inbound and outbound dodd. Host nation support can be a critical element of the postal support structure. Organic transportation assets within postal units used to move personnel and equipment will not support mail movement.


Operations and services postal units should deploy from the sustaining base to support contingency force projection operations without Reserve Component mobilization. The postal services company headquarters collocates with the PSB.

This process should be a daily routine requirement within normal material movement channels in the logistics system. A large-scale, long-term deployment may require support from Reserve Component postal units or from Active Component forward deployed postal units. Postal service has played a vital role in morale support and national will efforts since the Civil War, and it is an important combat multiplier. Suspicious mail may include conventional explosives or contraband.

The postal operations management system processes official, personal, accountable and “any-soldier” mail.


It was SOP to require Postal to beg for the tools to work with which should have been provided automatically. For example, the brigade MDP may be at the postal services platoon, if the brigade is located nearby. Contamination may consist of nuclear, biological, or chemical agents. When the postal services unit knows the hospital, it labels the mail “patient” and forwards it to the hospital through the postal network.

The same transportation used to deliver mail to MDPs transports retrograde mail in reverse through the postal network. The postal redirect function 45225.6-m an integrated information management system throughout the theater of operations. 45256.-m the soldier’s or civilian’s status is missing in action, killed in action, or unknown, the postal services platoon 4525.6- the mail “search” and returns it through postal channels to the designated theater operations platoon.

Department of Defense Postal Manual

Dos operations management includes all actions required to dispatch mail for movement from its point of origin to its ultimate destination and provide associated services.

This chapter describes the mission and proponency of the postal operations dor system, its postal network, doctrinal requirements, and standards of support. Official mail is that addressed to military or other governmental organizations. The postal services platoon is the MDP for the units located at or near the same location as the postal service platoon.


The brigade S1 develops and coordinates a postal operations plan for assigned and attached units within the brigade by performing the following critical tasks:.

Postal agreement between the USPS and the DoD includes the agreement that USPS will provide new and serviceable equipment and supplies necessary for the operation of and use in military post offices.

The postal network makes special provisions for processing “any soldier” mail by assigning it a unique contingency APO number. The personnel group commander coordinates mail transportation to the divisions and all nondivisional units in the area of operation.

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication in relation to the expediency of establishing a Money Post Office at City Point, and asking my wishes on the subject. The flow of ordinary and accountable mail in the theater starts with transportation units transporting unit mail from a theater seaport or airport to a military mail terminal MMT.

The units and agencies in the following paragraphs have critical roles during the various stages of the deployment, sustainment, and redeployment process in establishing postal support for deployed forces. Once a package is discovered with a suspected explosive device, postal operations are immediately halted, and postal personnel and customers are immediately evacuated from the danger area.