Chicago

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JMPA-Chicago Mission

Joint Military Postal Activity-Chicago (JMPA-C) to act on behalf of the Military Postal Service Agency (MPSA), as the single point of contact with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in Chicago, IL, San Francisco, CA, Honolulu, HI, New York City, NY, Jersey City, NJ, and Miami, FL to achieve the most efficient and responsive processing, transportation, and distribution services for military mail transiting the USPS International Service Centers (ISCs) destined to and from DoD patrons worldwide.

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Updated: January 2014  
HISTORY

JMPA-Chicago (JMPA-C) was established on 17 Jun 2013 as a result of USPS consolidating military mail at the Chicago ISC and the disestablishment of both JMPA-Atlantic (JMPA-A) and JMPA-Pacific (JMPA-P). JMPA-C operates with an East and West Region detachments. The East Region Detachments are located at the USPS Jersey City, NJ International and Bulk Mail Center, USPS John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport ISC and Air Mail Facilities in Miami, FL and Chicago, IL. The West Region Detachments are located at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Air Mail Terminal ISC and USPS Air Mail Facility in Honolulu, HI.

JMPA-A was established in the summer of 1980 at JFK ISC with the Army's Military Mail Terminal Operation assets. JMPA-A operated with detachments located at USPS's Jersey City, NJ International and Bulk Mail Center and Air Mail Facilities in Miami, FL and Chicago, IL. JMPA-A moved the Headquarters to the USPS Jersey City, NJ International and Bulk Mail Center in 2007 and JFK became a detachment.

JMPA-P was established in the summer of 1980 at the SFO Air Mail Terminal ISC with the Army's Military Mail Terminal Operation assets. JMPA-P operated with detachments in Seattle, WA and Honolulu, HI. Seattle closed its operations. JMPA-P moved to USPS Los Angeles Airport (LAX) ISC in 2010 and SFO became a detachment. LAX operations closed in 2013.

 
 
WELCOME TO THE GATEWAY OF THE WORLD

 

Chicago Airport and JMPA logo

Our organization is comprised of a joint staff of officers and enlisted service members from the four Armed Services, as well as Department of the Army civilians. Our unit is under the direction of the Military Postal Service Agency, located in Arlington, VA.

Relocation information is at www.militaryonesource.com and relocation tools are at www.MilitaryHOMEFRONT.dod.mil/moving.

We know you will enjoy your tour with us, and we look forward to your arrival.


 


 


 


 


 

 
 
COMMAND DIRECTORY

Joint Military Postal Activity - Chicago
JT Weeker International & Military Service Center
11600 West Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60666-9998

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