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Interservice Postal Training Activity

 

Interservice Postal Training Activity

Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools

Fort Jackson, SC
COURSE INFORMATION

HOURS - The Inter-service Postal Training Activity hours are: Monday-Friday 0830-1700

EXTRA ASSISTANCE - Students who request extra assistance on any course material must notify their instructors in advance so that schedule changes can be made accordingly.

ELIMINATION FROM THE COURSE - Multiple test failures, lack of motivation, etc. may be cause for elimination from the course. All cases for elimination will be determined by the Inter-service Postal School Director.

CLASS HONORS - Only enlisted students may compete for class honors in the Postal Operations Course. The Supervisor's Course does not have honors recognition. Any negative counseling or test failures will be an automatic disqualifier for class honors. The top 20% of the class will be recognized as follows:

Distinguished Honor Graduate - Highest overall grade point average.

Honor Graduate - Second highest grade point average.

Adjutant General Commandant's List - Next highest grade point average.

APPOINTMENTS AND MAKE UP TRAINING - Appointments and make up training will be brought to the Instructor's attention. Appointments ought to be kept to a minimum; however should this situation arise instructors will make arrangements with the student for make­up training.

POSTAL OPERATIONS COURSE

An instructor-led, five week course that trains students of all branches of service (E-1 thru O-4) in the basic skills required to perform duties as a postal clerk. The course consists of the 12 lessons listed below:

 

77.5 hours of Finance Operations

  • Accept Domestic Mail (DM 1)
  • Accept Domestic Mail Requiring Special Services (DM 2)
  • Accept International Mail
  • Maintain Stamp Stock
  • Conduct Money Order Business

 

 109.5 hours of Mail Processing Operations

  • Process Registered Mail
  • Process Mail
  • Prepare Claims and Inquiry Forms
  • Prepare Transportation Documents
  • Conduct Postal Directory Functions
  • Operate a Postal Service Center
  • Maintain Postal Supplies
POSTAL SUPERVISORS COURSE

A two week and four day course that trains students from all branches of the service for the grades of E-5 thru O-4, in the management and supervisory skills required to perform duties as a postal supervisor. Students are trained in the following:

 

  • Identification of Military Postal Service Responsibilities
  • Contingency Postal Operations
  • Postal Incidents
  • Assume Custodian of Postal Effects Responsibilities/Meter/Scales
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Inspect a Military Post Office
  • Automated Military Postal System (AMPS)
RESERVE COMPONENT POSTAL OPERATIONS COURSE

The Reserve Finance Operations Phase I

77.5 academic hours

  • Accept Domestic Mail (DM 1)
  • Accept Domestic Mail Requiring Special Services (DM 2)
  • Accept International Mail
  • Maintain Stamp Stock
  • Conduct Money Order Business

Reserve Mail Processing Operations Phase II 

109.5 hours of Mail Processing Operations

  • Process Registered Mail, Process Mail
  • Prepare Claims and Inquiry Forms
  • Prepare Transportation Documents
  • Conduct Postal Directory Functions
  • Operate a Postal Service Center
  • Maintain Postal Supplies

CONTACT INFORMATION

MARINE CORPS STAFF

Marine Instructor 803-751-3536

Marine Admin Support 803-751-3215