|ZIP Codes have been selected, and disseminated to family and friends
of mission personnel. Inquiries on unit numbers and their assigned ZIP
Codes should be addressed to the respective service headquarters.
Family members and friends who wish to correspond with known Army service members may send mail based on geographic assignment.
The correct format and locations are:
Format for Army Personnel:
Unit of Assignment Operation Joint Forge APO AE 097XX
Hotline: A toll free hotline has been established at MPSA to assist mailers in verifying active ZIP Codes in support of operations in Bosnia-Herzegovina and any restrictions imposed on them.
The number is 1-800-810-6098. The phone is manned on weekdays from 0800-1600 hours (Eastern Standard Time).
Free Mail: Free mail is outgoing personal correspondence to include audio and video recordings that weigh 13 ounces or less, mailed postage free by service members from a designated area.
Customs: Mail going to service members in Bosnia-Herzegovina through the Military Postal System is subject to the same restrictions as the international system. Consult your local post office for a current list of restrictions for mailing to ZIP codes located in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Mail Transit Times: Under the normal conditions, letters and packages
sent from the continental United States to the Bosnia-Herzegovina theater
can be expected to arrive between 8 to 10 days. Mail sent from Germany
to Bosnia should arrive in 2 to 4 days.