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The Unified Commander is the coordination link between MPSA and the separate services and performs the following critical tasks:. 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.
The integrated information system must support requirements to generate and maintain a theater mail routing scheme. The USPS Transportation Handbook, addresses rules and regulations that apply to the transportation, transferring of accountability, security, and escort of the various classes and types of mail within the MPS.
Suspicious mail may include conventional explosives or contraband. It was SOP to require Postal to beg for the tools to work with which should have been provided automatically. The corps G1 is responsible for performing the following critical tasks:. Redirect services depend on the theater postal policy and the tactical situation.
FM Personnel Doctrine – Chptr 6 Postal Operations Management
The personnel group commander coordinates mail transportation to the divisions and all nondivisional units in the area of operation. 425.6-m may need to provide detailed requests through the chain of command to the USPS to ensure receipt of all necessary equipment and supplies.
The CINC may lift restrictions and permit parcels as the theater matures, more postal personnel become available, and the theater ground transportation and airlift are able to handle the estimated increase in volume created when restrictions are lifted. This system will enable postal managers to align the location of units according to their servicing postal services platoon.
A postal operations platoon will locate near an MMT. The following references address postal policy, procedures, and guidance throughout the postal operations system:. The corps G1 provides policy guidance and coordinates with the personnel group commander to keep the corps commander informed of postal operations. All operations and services platoons provide redirect services. MPSA is the single mail manager for military mail. Theater PERSCOM will assess the needs for international mail exchange within the theater of operation and identify the postal operations platoon to conduct that mission.
Unit mail clerks perform the following critical tasks:. The battalion S1 develops and coordinates a postal operations plan for assigned and attached units within the battalion by performing the following critical tasks:. I have directed your mails, which had previously been collected in Baltimore by Col. Assigned APO numbers for a unit remain constant throughout the operation. Postal operations platoons sort mail according to the mail routing scheme and location of postal services platoons and coordinate onward shipment to the dof services platoons.
This interface will enable the personnel system to determine patient location and status within the corps medical system. Mail clerks coordinate collection of retrograde mail from unit soldiers and deliver it daily to the MDP at the same time as pick-up of 44525.6-m mail.
Contamination may consist of nuclear, biological, or chemical agents.
The Geneva Convention, relative to the treatment of prisoners of war, identifies the need for EPW mail operations. The medical treatment facility MTF coordinates with the services postal platoon in its area to provide the MTF commander with necessary postal finance services to patients. The postal services platoon s sends it through postal channels to the designated postal operations platoon s that processes casualty mail.
These services include money order and stamp sales, accountable mail services, and package mailing. Postal units are not equipped with transportation to deliver mail at any level within the theater. They probably have new zip codes. Official mail can be moved through the postal system until it reaches the postal services platoon of the unit addressed.
DOD 4525.6-M MILITARY POST OFFICE OPERATING PROCEDURES CH7
Official mail is delivered from the postal platoon to the addressee through official mail distribution channels which is a Signal Corps responsibility. First class mail is all air-mailable vod that has the character of actual and personal correspondence.
The postal network provides official and personal mail redirect service starting at the unit mail clerk level. As a safety and security measure, postal platoons x-ray packages leaving the country. It ends with a unit mail clerk delivering the mail to addressees. The postal operations management network coordinates mail transportation requirements 4255.6-m transportation managers at each level of command.
In reply I have simply to say that I fully approve the system and believe that it will be highly advantageous to the soldier in the transmission of his money to his family or relatives.
Fort Belvoir – Directorate of Human Resources
The postal redirect function requires an integrated information management system throughout the theater of operations. 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 Federal Aviation Administration FAA often requires postal units to x-ray packages prior to loading retrograde mail onto commercial aircraft.
Mail flows within the theater from the postal operations platoon s at the MMT to the postal services platoon s. Accountable mail is that which is registered, numbered, insured, or certified. Commanders and their staffs must plan for the logistical support given to competing demands and priorities during the execution phase of an operation to react to unanticipated but necessary postal operations support requirements.
The postal services company headquarters collocates with the PSB. The standard of service for first class mail is 12 to 18 days from the point of origin to individual soldiers worldwide.
Effective mail movement requires assured military, contracted, or host nation transportation support. These services must meet statutory criteria and will generally apply only to personal correspondence first class mail in the form of letters, post cards, and cassette or video tapes not exceeding 12 ounces, sent from personnel in the approved free mail area to addressees entitled to USPS services. Postal operations platoons require x-ray equipment.
This equipment includes modern lighting, tentage, material handling equipment, automation, and communication equipment. These units decontaminate the mail, if possible, and return it to the postal network.