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posted this on September 14, 2010 08:15


APO/FPO Mail - domestic mail and international mail that bears a U.S.
military delivery address or return address and that, in some stage of its
transmission, is in the possession of the DOD. This is mail that is being
sent to or received from military installations located outside the
Continental United States (CONUS). This mail may be official or personal in
nature. This mail is centralized at certain locations such as San Francisco
and New York for transport overseas. When mail is received in the CONUS
from these facilities, letter mail is normally received in sleeved half
trays, flats are received in sleeved plastic flat tubs, and parcels are
received in #1 sacks.

APO/FPO addresses are not international addresses. There is an assumption,
that because the addresses reside in a foreign country, military mail goes
through an international postal carrier. This is not so. Our mail goes
through United States Postal Service-Priority Mail.

Mail sent to APO/FPO addresses will go either to California, New York, or
Florida before it is transported to the overseas military installations.

APO/FPO addresses have a state.
These addresses use the following state abbreviations: AE (Armed Forces
Europe), AA (Armed Forces Americas), and AP (Armed Forces Pacific).




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Shakera Jackson

Does this also include DPO address?  Thanks.

April 10, 2012 05:40
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The U.S. military partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to create an
organized system to deliver mail to military personnel overseas. Special
post offices known as Army post offices (APOs) or fleet post offices (FPOs)
have been set up to

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