USPS Requirements

All military mail must:

Be properly addressed

Transit times vary for military mail packages, especially when being shipped to combat zones. Please use the following estimates as rules of thumb, and not as firm service-commitment guarantees:

How to Send APO/FPO Military Mail

Military Mail is a vital communication link with members of our armed forces.  Military Mail refers to both letters and packages.  All Military Mail is treated as domestic mail, even if the destination is a foreign country.  Please use standard domestic mail rates for letters.

To correctly address Military Mail, please include:

Here is a sample of a correctly formatted APO Address:

GEN Omar Bradley 
PSC 1234, Box 12345
APO AE 09204-1234

Here is a sample of a correctly formatted FPO Address:

CAPT John Paul Jones 
USS Cochrane (DDG-21)
FPO AP 96543-1234

Here is a sample of a correctly formatted  DPO Address:

John Adams
Unit 8400, Box 0000
DPO, AE, 09498-0048

There are some restrictions when sending Military Mail packages: