ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS
The following answers are for review questions contained in this NRTC and are provided as a means to
check your knowledge of the material you have studied.
Answers to review questions for chapter 1.
1-1. The basic mission of the military postal service (MPS) is to provide service to Department of
Defense (DOD) agencies in support of DOD missions.
1-2. The Secretary of the Army.
1-3. USPS Publication 38.
1-4. To provide, as a minimum, a level of service equal to that provided by the USPS to the civilian
sector in the United States.
1-5. The National Five-Digit ZIP Code and Post Office Directory (Publication 65-A).
1-6. U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
1-8. (1) Have no record of conviction by courts martial or punishment under Article 15 involving a
postal-related incident; (2) Have no record of civilian conviction other than minor traffic
violations; (3) have no record of derogatory information or unfavorable conduct that casts
doubt on the military members trustworthiness and honesty; (4) possess high moral
standards and excellent military bearing; (5) have no record of psychiatric disorder,
alcoholism, or drug abuse, unless a medical evaluation determines the condition no longer
exists; (6) be financially responsible; (7) not have been relieved previously for cause or
criminal convictions from military postal duties; (8) be a U.S. citizen and eligible for a
Secret clearance; (9) not have physical restrictions prohibiting duty involving prolonged
standing, walking, or lifting of weights up to 70 pounds; (10) have a physical profile serial
code (PULHES) of 211221.
1-10. To hold a portion of the assigned stamp stock (stamps and cash) and blank money order
1-11. The disbursing officer.
1-12. Commanding officer.
1-13. The nearest postal assistance advisor.
1-14. United States Army.
1-15. DOD Postal Manual.
1-16. National Five-Digit ZIP Code and Post Office Directory, or Standard Navy Distribution List
1-17. The Postal Bulletin provides official information such as temporary instructions, special
instructions, changes to USPS manuals, new USPS forms, stolen money order list, and
information of general interest to postal personnel.