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How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

DPO. . .very slow and unreliable. This is a morale-buster for many staff (1.5-2 months for letters and packages to arrive). - Jun 18, 2014
DPO. They switched a few months ago from military to commercial handling. It seems to take about 3 weeks for items to show up. - Jul 12, 2013
DPO - Mar 30, 2013
We can received letters and boxes through the APO here in the embassy. Any boxes or packages though have to be mailed via the APO next door at the military base. - Dec 27, 2010
APO takes about two weeks. FedEx and DHL are here but don't seem to be much faster. There are U.S. Post Office branches at ISAF headquarters and Camp Eggers. - Aug 2, 2010
Via APO for most items. There's a post office at ISAF, so shipping packages no longer requires a trip to Camp Eggers. The dip pouch is slow, slow, slow and not recommended. - Jul 10, 2010
You receive packages and letter mail at the embassy, and you go to the local military APO to mail packages out. Letter mail from the embassy is free. - Sep 7, 2009