Official Mail and Distribution Center
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Phone: (334) 255-3539
We are closed all Federal Holidays.
2218 6th Avenue
Fort Rucker, AL 36362
Newly arriving soldiers are strongly advised to in-process with your unit mailroom to continue receiving your mail with little delay. Listed below are the units and CMR designations.
Soldiers are NOT authorized to receive personal USPS mail at the BOQ, BEQ, or any temporary quarters on Fort Rucker. The USPS does not deliver to building addresses. Soldiers can receive packages delivered by UPS or FedEx while living in temporary quarters. Soldiers searching for personal mail (packages and letters) should contact:
For any hold mail and/or to fill out a 3955 card to redirect your mail, contact your designated CMR.
Building 4301, Phone: (334) 255-1306
Building 301, Phone: (334) 255-7381
Building 6901, Phone: (334) 255-6886
Combat Readiness Center
Building 4905, Phone: (334) 255-3005
No. In accordance with AR 25-51, personal mail, holiday and birthday greetings, retirement announcements, completed employment applications, resumes, and similar material are not authorized. However, activities may use appropriated fund postage for holiday greetings when international diplomacy dictates.
It is postage paid for with funds appropriated by the United States Congress. The postage must be prepaid.
It pertains solely to the business of the U.S. Government. Postage and fees are paid with appropriated funds. Official mail is addressed material in the custody of the United States Postal Service or Military Post Office before delivery to, or after receipt from, or having been postmarked by the Official Mail and Distribution Center.
Yes, it saves on appropriated fund postage. This is considered a consolidated mailing. Consolidated mail is two or more pieces of mail placed in one container for direct mailing to a single installation/military community/address.
No. In accordance with AR 25-51 para 2-22e., invitations to social functions to satisfy personal obligations, even if they are the result of an official position are not authorized.
It gets returned to your office for corrections. Sometimes it must be opened to ensure the letter is returned to the correct office for corrections.
No later than 1415 hrs, the United States Postal Services truck picks up between 1420 hrs and 1430 hrs daily.
IAW AR 25-51 express mail should only be used in cases involving loss of life, personal injury, destruction of property, and to prevent the possibility of a judicial ruling against the Army. It will not be used to respond to directed actions or requests for information unless it is the only way to meet a short suspense. Express mail may be used if mission criticality requires. It will not be used for the purpose of correcting administrative oversights such as late suspense when adequate time existed or on days before weekends or holidays, unless it is deliverable on those days.
USPS provides Priority Flat Rate Envelopes and Boxes at a reduced cost. You can insert as much as the envelope/box will hold and pay one flat fee. This is a great saving for family members mailing to deployed soldiers overseas. For pricing, please go to the USPS website at www.usps.com.
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