ITAR – Collect Mail

Conditions: You have been designated as the unit mail clerk on DD Form 285 by the commander or unit postal officer. You have been provided with appropriate space for the unit mail facility in accordance with DoD Guidance. You have complete appropriate unit mail clerk training. You have access to AR 600-8-3 (Unit Postal Operations) and DoD 4525.6-M (Department of Defense Postal Manual). You have been authorized unaccompanied
access to the Unit Mail room. You have access to a Government vehicle appropriate for transportation of mail. You have been informed of the locations
of unit mail drop boxes and the designated mail distribution point. The Unit is deployed in support of forces engaged in full spectrum operations or in garrison operations. Conventional attacks by hostile aircraft and operations by ground elements are possible. Threat capabilities also include
information gathering, hostile force sympathizers, and terrorist activities in a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) environment. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4.

Standards: Mail is collected from unit mail drop boxes and from local mail distribution site in accordance with established schedules. Mail is properly stored and safeguarded during transportation to and from unit in accordance with established policies and regulatory guidance.