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Installation Postal Officer & Official Mail




Bldg. 465A Oswego Avenue

Hours of Operation

0730 - 1600 Monday through Friday
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Contact Us

Phone: 315-772-8908
Fax: 315-772-6200


Prior to deployment, Units must submit a memorandum to the Installation Postal Officer providing the deployment dates (start and end), deployed mailing address, and furnish the names of the Rear Detachment Postal Officer and alternate.  The Rear Detachment Postal Officer must ensure at least one certified and proficient Mail Clerk is assigned to the Rear Detachment, in order to process and handle mail for forwarding to the deployment location.  Unit Mail Clerks will process mail for forwarding to the deployment location through the Official Mail and Distribution Center, Bldg P-10720, where OMDC mailroom personnel will provide the tags required for forwarding it to the deployment site.


Official Mail and Distribution Center (OMDC)
Bldg P-10720, Mt Belvedere Blvd (Clark Hall), Fort Drum, NY

OMDC Phone

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 0930-1200 & 1300-1600              


United States Post Office - Fort Drum Branch
Bldg P-10720, Mt Belvedere Blvd (Clark Hall), Fort Drum, NY, 772-5220

Hours of Operation for Unit Mail Pick-Up
Mon-Fri 1030-1130 & 1400-1530, Sat: 0900-1130, Closed on all Federal Holidays              


Mail Pick-Up Requirements

    1. Unit Leadership must ensure that Unit Mail is transported only by government vehicle; Privately Owned Vehicles (POVs) are not authorized to transport Unit Mail.

    2. Only United States Postal Service (USPS) approved equipment will be used for transporting mail.  

    3. Mail Clerks and Mail Orderlies may be held liable for any loss caused by their failure to handle mail properly.  Personal Mail must be safeguarded and secured at all times.

    4. Units are responsible for picking up Unit Mail Monday through Saturday, including Training Holidays (the only exceptions are Federal Holidays).  Units should coordinate with sister units for assistance and overlap.

    5. Official Mail should not be processed in the unit mailroom.  It should be processed in the S-1 or another designated area.

    6. Questions regarding Unit Mail should be directed to the Installation Postal Officer, 772-8908.

    7. Questions regarding Official Mail should be directed to the OMDC, 772-6475.