the last page for your combination.
* Only ID
card holders with logistical support and their dependants are authorized
a box at the CMR. All family members who receive mail at your box must
be listed on the DA Form 3955 at the time the box is opened. New family
members can be added anytime thereafter.
* You are
required to do an update when you have a change in your workplace or
number of family members.
* Due to
the fact that we have a lot of common last names; it is required that
you use both your last and first name with middle initial in your
* “In care
of" (c/o) mail is only authorized if both parties have logistical
* Due to
limited storage space, we ask that you check your receptacle daily.
* If for
any reason you have to leave for more then 5 days (Leave, TDY, hospital,
etc.), you must fill out a DD Form 2258, which is located in the lobby
of the CMR. (We can only hold your mail for 45 days if you fail to
notify us. Any mail after 45 days must be returned to sender).
inventory and location purposes, we ask that you leave all package
notices (Yellow and pink cards) in your box when we are closed. Without
the location number printed on your card, we will not be able to offer
you prompt service.
* If you
are sponsoring incoming personal, you can request a box for them 60 days
prior to arrival. Note: You must have a copy of their orders.
mailing packages to yourself while on leave, we request that you mail
them a few days prior to your return due to limited storage space at
security purposes we do not give out any information concerning mail or
personnel over the phone, nor are we authorized to check your
receptacles for you.
intended for resale or rental cannot be received through your CMR box.
* We cannot
accept mail from private carriers. All mail we receive must be first
processed by the APO. (Ex: UPS, Federal Express).
mail cannot be received in your personal box. It must be picked up at
the Official Mail Room by the Official Mail Clerk for the Unit.
* The CMR
also has boxes for private organizations, which are authorized by the
USAG Baumholder, within the Baumholder Military Community. Bulk mailing
to the CMR by private organizations must be in sequence by box number
and have the return address of the sender. Private organizations use
"PO" in the upper right corner in place of postage instead of "MPS".
to another APO, AE and selected AP addresses do not require postage.
Just print "MPS" in the upper right hand corner in place of postage.
companies do not recognize AE as a valid state for mailing; this is
typical when using automated systems like online shopping. You can use
APOAE as the city and NY as the state when this happens.
* Upon PCS/ETS
your first class mail will be forwarded for 13 months and second-class
mail (magazines, periodicals, etc.) will be forwarded for 2 months. Bulk
rate mail cannot be forwarded to the states.
Accountable mail can only be refused at the time of delivery.
Non-Accountable mail can be refused at any time as long as it has not
claims for certified, registered, insured, and express mail must be
filed at the Army Post Office (APO).
Accountable mail can only be held for 15 days by the CMR.
Non-accountable mail can only be held for 45 days by the CMR. All
mail that exceeds these time limits will be RETURNED TO SENDER.
outgoing mail, money orders, purchasing of postage stamps, etc., are
transactions that must be made at the APO.
the winter months, the mail trucks can experience weather related delays
and are normally late and sometimes do not arrive at all, so delays in
service are to be expected. We ask for your understanding in this
Christmas hours and all mailing deadlines will be posted for the
holidays at both the CMR and the APO.
Regulations that govern the CMR are DOD REG 4525.6-M VOLUME II, UASEUR
REG 600-8-3 with change 1, ARMY REG 600-8-3, and VR 10-4.
1. General Instructions:
a. Check your receptacle daily.
b. Notify all correspondents and publishers of your correct mailing
c. Do not allow unauthorized personnel overseas to receive mail
through your receptacle.
d. Do not place or store items in the receptacle: it is issued only so
you can receive mail placed there.
e. Promptly advise your local facility of any temporary or permanent
change in status, i.e., leave, TDY, TAD, reassignment, etc.
f. Any member of your family who has a valid military ID card may be
given the receptacle combination or any mail addressed to the family
except restricted delivery mail. However, you may state in writing that
no member other than yourself is authorized access to the receptacle
combination or mail placed therein.
3. Your Combination is:
4. How to Open:
a. Turn dial indicator right 3x or more and stop at first #
b. Turn dial indicator left pass first number once and stop at second
c. Turn dial indicator right until tight to open. Note: Dial may pass
last # before getting tight.
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