DoD Executive Agent for the Military Postal Service (MPS) and Official Mail Program (OMP)
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
PURPOSE. This Directive:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 5101.11 (Reference (a)) to establish policies and assign responsibilities for the MPS and OMP pursuant to sections 406, 3401, and 3406 of title 39, United States Code (Reference (b)) and consistent with DoD Instructions (DoDIs) 4525.7 and 4525.08 (References (c) and (d)); DoD Manuals 4525.6-M and 4525.8-M (References (e) and (f)); and the United States Postal Service (USPS) - DoD Postal Agreement (Reference (g)).
b. Designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent (EA) for the MPS and OMP in accordance with DoDD 5101.1 (Reference (h)).
c. Updates Military Postal Service Agency (MPSA) missions and functions.
APPLICABILITY. This Directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (IG, DoD), the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). The term "Military Services," as used herein, refers to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps.