Family Member Mail Service
1. Family Member Mail Service provides a means of delivery of mail to family members of
personnel attached to ships homeported in COMFLEACT Yokosuka. Family members living in the
Yokohama area will receive their mail through the Negishi housing post office.
a. Only applications from family members of sponsors who are attached to ships homeported
in COMFLEACT Yokosuka will be processed.
Military spouses with official orders to
COMFLEACT Yokosuka are not eligible.
b. Application forms for requesting box assignment are available at the serving post office.
Individual lobby boxes will be assigned on a first-come basis. In the event of all existing boxes are in
use, a waiting list will be established; applications will be made as boxes become available.
Provisions will be established for temporary general delivery of mail for customers placed on waiting
c. Personnel assigned boxes will not allow personnel other than their authorized family
members to use their box number for their correspondence. This restriction from use includes
visiting friends and family who are not legal-authorized family members of the service member.
Violation of this restriction will result in the forfeiture of the lobby box. Continued violations could
result in appropriate legal action.
d. Unauthorized box holders will be issued a 90-day notice of Family Member Mail Service
2. Prohibitions. The following practices are prohibited:
a. Acting in any was, as an intermediary for personnel not authorized the use of the military
postal service under the specifications in Appendix A of reference (a).
b. Using official government envelopes for private personal correspondence.
c. Placing guard mail in the U.S. postal system.
Same as basic instruction
Commander Fleet Activities, Yokosuka
PSC 473 Box 1
FPO AP 96349-1100