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

DPO is available. The employee association store can facilitate FedEx and DHL at a discount. - Sep 27, 2017
Through the consulate APO (although as of this writing, it might be DPO; they were moving in that direction when I left). - Oct 24, 2010
by post or delviery service to my work address - Jan 4, 2010
APO which is now DPO and of uneven service. Mail sometimes 3 days and sometimes 1 month - Jan 3, 2010
Through the office. A little slow but not bad. - Dec 21, 2009
APO or pouch at the consulate. Be warned, however, that theft is a growing problem. Pouch mail is not insured, so remember that before sending items of high value. Average turn around time for receiving something is between 1 and 2 weeks. Sending can easily take over a month. - Dec 3, 2009