Contingency ZIP Code Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

contingency ZIP Code

Term Source: JP 1-0 (Joint Personnel Support) ?

1.) A ZIP Code consisting of a five-digit base with a four-digit add-on to assist in routing and sorting assigned by Military Postal Service Agency to a contingency post office for the tactical use of the Armed Forces on a temporary basis.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: personnel

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 1-0: Joint Personnel Support, updated October 2011 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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