Post Office

General Information

The Spangdahlem Air Base Post Office operates as an extension of the United States Postal Service (USPS) in order to provide efficient and responsive postal services to authorized personnel and activities overseas during both normal and contingency operations. The Department of Defense pays for the transportation of mail between the United States gateways and overseas, and inter- and intra-theater locations.

The Official Mail Center (OMC) provides cost-effective policies and procedures for all unit mail being shipped via USPS. All Official Mail must be sent via USPS. The OMC also provides door-to-door delivery of all mail to a single point within the unit, the Activity Distribution Office.


Submit an online customs form

Did you know...
Starting August 13th all custom forms must be
submitted online and printed prior to arrival?

Useful Information

  • Can be completed no earlier than 30 days prior to RNTLD
  • Sponsors can request a mailbox, but cannot receive the combination
  • Must provide copy of orders or logistical support agreement (civilians)
Deployments, TDYs or Extended Leave
  • Complete DD Form 2258: Temporary mail Disposition Instructions (available at Customer Service)
  • Mail can be held or forwarded to a different US address
  • Forwarding US address must be provided. 
  • You can update your mailing address via
  • Mail is forwarded for 6 months (2 months for magazines)
Important Notes

Only mail matching the sponsor's name on the receptacle can be placed inside the receptacle. When names do not match, the mail is reviewed and if no match is found it is returned to the sender.

Inform Customer Service of any changes in status including:

  • DEROS Update
  • Marriage
  • Birth
  • Divorce
  • Death
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Parcel Pick Up
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-2pm


Finance Window (Mail Drop-off Window)
Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-2pm


Customer Service Window
Monday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday Closed

Please Note

Please note that the Post Office is CLOSED on Sundays, Holidays,
3rd Thursdays and Goal/Family Days.

Call Us

DSN 452-7195
COMM 06565-61-7195

Visit Us

Building 224

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