DOD OFFICIAL MAIL MANUAL
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
This Manual is issued under the authority of DoD Instruction 4525.8. It prescribes uniform procedures and responsibilities for administering DoD official mail. This Manual updates procedures and responsibilities for DoD official mail.
DoD 4525.8-M "DoD Official Mail Manual," July 1987, is hereby canceled.
The provisions of this Manual apply to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities and all other organizational entities within the Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as "the DoD Components") and their Non-Appropriated Found Activities. The term "Military Services," as used herein, refers to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps.
This Manual is effective immediately and is mandatory for use by all the DoD Components. The Heads of the DoD Components may issue supplementary instructions only when necessary to provide for unique requirements within their respective Components. All supplementary instructions shall be approved by the Executive Director, Military Postal Service Agency (MPSA), before publication. Two copies of any supplementary instructions shall be provided to the MPSA when they are published.
Forward recommended changes to this Manual through channels to:
DoD Official Mail Manager
Military Postal Service Agency
2461 Eisenhower Avenue Suite 814
Alexandria, VA 22331-0006
Copies of this Manual may be obtained at http://www.dtic.mil/
Record responsibility for this publication is assigned to the Executive Director, Military Postal Service Agency.