number, mailing address, and, whenever possible, the
individuals previous mailing address.
Personnel receiving mail for accompanying family
members at their military address will list their family
members on the sponsors directory card. If an
individual has family members with a different last
name, a separate card should be prepared and filed.
This card should be cross-referenced with the
sponsors card so it will be maintained in an identical
manner. A separate card should also be prepared and
cross-referenced for individuals who have a name
The postal directory file for individuals who have
departed should include the date departed, purge date,
forwarding address, and, if the address is a military
unit, a projected reporting date (due-in date).
If personnel are transferred for further assignment
and their new permanent duty station is not known at
the time of transfer, transferees should furnish you
with a nonmilitary address to which you can forward
their mail until they arrive at their new duty station. If
this is not possible, the change of address card is
endorsed to indicate the activity to which reporting for
further assignment, if known, and the persons status;
for example, Transferred to (enter the name of the
activity) for further assignment. When individuals
report to their ultimate duty stations, they should send
you a change of address card showing their new
permanent address. When you receive directory cards
NOTICE OF CHANGE OF ADDRESS
OPNAV 5110/5 (Rev 3-90)
NAME (Last, first, middle)
PISTOL, VERRY C.
USS UNDERWAY (CV-66)
FPO AE 09561-0001
USS NEVERSAIL (CG-10)
FPO AE 09556-0001
23 JUN 01
NEW ADDRESS (Consult SNDL for address)
OLD ADDRESS (Attach mailing label for publisher)
ESTIMATED REPORTING DATE
DEPENDENT'S NAME (If applicable)
THIS SPACE FOR POSTAL CLERK
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMEBR
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT: Authority: Tile 39 USC and DOD/US Postal Service Agreement, 2 Feb 59
PRINCIPLE PURPOSES: To route or forward (directory) mail. ROUTINE USES: Use by military and civilian personnel in mail functions.
Data are inspected by commanders, postal officers, and military and civilian inspectors. Disclosure is voluntary; however, failure to
provide the requested information could result in inability to forward mail.
FORWARD SECOND CLASS MATTER FOR 60 DAYS
Figure 11-1.An example of OPNAV Form 5110/5.
Figure 11-2.An example of a directory card file with