39 U.S. Code § 406. Postal services at Armed Forces installations

(a)
The Postal Service may establish branch post offices at camps, posts, bases, or stations of the Armed Forces and at defense or other strategic installations.
(b)
The Secretaries of Defense and Transportation shall make arrangements with the Postal Service to perform postal services through personnel designated by them at or through branch post offices established under subsection (a) of this section.
(c)
(1) The Secretary of Defense may authorize the use of a post office established under subsection (a) in a location outside the United States by citizens of the United States—
(A) who—
(i)
are employed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization; and
(ii)
perform functions in support of the Armed Forces of the United States; and
(B) if the Secretary makes a written determination that such use is—
(i)
in the best interests of the Department of Defense; and
(ii)
otherwise authorized by applicable host nation law or agreement.
(2)
No funds may be obligated or expended to establish, maintain, or expand a post office established under subsection (a) for the purpose of use described in paragraph (1) of this subsection.
Amendments

2019—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 116–92 added subsec. (c).

Effective Date

Section effective July 1, 1971, pursuant to Resolution No. 71–9 of the Board of Governors. See section 15(a) of Pub. L. 91–375, set out as a note preceding section 101 of this title.