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
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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