Figure 4-3.Example of a Record of Receipt, OPNAV Form 5511/10.
Return Receipts are not a reliable form of proof of
delivery. Return Receipts are signed at the post office
point of delivery at the same time a signature is
obtained for the Registered or Certified item. Return
Receipts often become detached from the item before
delivery or lost in the mail while being returned to the
What special service offers a chain of receipts
from the originator to addressee?
Certifieds mail is handled the same as what other
class of mail?
Under the Government Losses in Shipment Act,
federal agencies are prohibited from using what
special service for the purpose of obtaining
When proof of delivery is required on an article
mailed to another government agency, what form
should be enclosed?
In this chapter we examined the different mail
classifications used by the United States Postal
Service. We talked about the Navy mailing policy and
explained the special mailing services available for
use on official mail.