The Ministry of Defense of Russia showed the work of postal courier specialists who deliver letters to the military.
Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation showed the work of specialists of the 6th Central Postal Communication and Messaging Center of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, delivering mail to military personnel participating in the special military operation of the Russian Federation in Ukraine from his relatives
The military department notes that specialists in the postal and courier service of the RF Armed Forces continue to deliver postal items to military personnel participating in a special military operation from relatives and letters from military personnel to addressees in the constituent entities of the Federation Russian.
“The Ministry of Defense of Russia continues to work on the delivery of mail to military personnel participating in a special military operation and the sending of letters from military personnel to recipients in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. Exchange offices have been deployed in all groups of troops correspondence to military personnel participating in a special military operation In addition, in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, through social networks and regional media, an explanation for citizens about the procedure was organized to send postal correspondence, “the press service of the Ministry of Defense explains.
The courier postal service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is the only and only type of postal service that allows delivery of all types of postal items to personnel performing military service in the NMD zone. The delivery of postal items is carried out by various vehicles, including armored vehicles.
“For the purpose of organizing the personal correspondence of military personnel participating in a special military operation, a unit was formed in the Sixth Central Order of the Order of the Red Star of the Red Star courier postal communication center (Armed Forces of the Russian Federation) and work was organized to receive, process and send personal letters and packages for a twenty-four-hour operation. The delivery of postal items to the areas of the special military operation is organized daily by aviation, railway and highway postal mail routes,” Lieutenant Colonel Denis Yurchenko, head of the 6th Central Node of the FPS of the Armed Forces, told reporters. of RF.
Relatives and friends of military personnel participating in the NWO, having written a letter or sent a parcel, hand them over for delivery to the nearest post office of the Russian Post. Received postal items are sorted by address and sent via the courier-postal communication network to the SVO area.
“The staff of the Sixth Central Directorate of the FPS at the Moscow-400 postal department daily processes hundreds of letters addressed to servicemen performing tasks in the area of the special military operation. To ensure the delivery of letters to the recipients, I remind you that relatives of military personnel can send their letters through the nearest branches of the Russian Post JSC to the address: “index 103400, Moscow-400, five-digit number of the military unit, or field mail of the military unit”, emphasized the head of the postal department of the 6th Central Node of the Federal Border Guard Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Captain Vladimir Kurbashnov. Delivered postal items are delivered to the exchange offices of the FPS of troop groups for further transfer to the military postman and delivery of postal items personally to the military.
“In order to quickly process mail, workplaces are equipped with mechanization, communication facilities and automated workplaces. Postal shipments are processed and stored in dry and ventilated premises that guarantee their safety. Hundreds of packages from their relatives and friends are delivered to the military who are in the zone of the special military operation every day,” said Captain Nikolai Tokarev, head of the Troops and Fleet Forces Postal Communication and Courier Center of the 6th Center. Node of the Federal Border Guard Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. The travel time directly depends on the remoteness of the subject of the Russian Federation from where the postal item is sent.
Military personnel also have the option of sending personal letters home. For this, each soldier has postal envelopes and stationery. A military man who has expressed his desire to send a letter to his family and friends transfers the letter written by him to the military postman of his military unit. The military postman accepts the letter, checks the correctness of the addressing and transfers it to the courier postal service unit, which delivers it to the post office to send more letters to relatives and friends through Russian Post JSC channels.
Writing a personal letter to a fighter is easier by hand than writing it on a phone. And the military have no other connection to their relatives. For obvious reasons, cell phones are useless at the front lines. Close people will definitely respond. And the longer the letter from home, the calmer the fighter. Delivery of letters to the zone of a special military operation – at the postal courier service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (FPS). His cars are guarded daily on the front line. All envelopes and packages will be delivered personally. Here they understand that sometimes there is nothing more important than the connection with the house. The fighters are ready to write in response at any opportunity, if there are a few free minutes between combat work, they take up the pens.
“Every day, the FPS servicemen deliver about a thousand envelopes to military units. This is a lot. Taking into account that there is still military correspondence in the service. Delivery times are different. But understanding the importance of communication in the front, they try to avoid delays. If citizens do not know the number of the military unit, you should contact the employees of the military commissariat at the place of residence, they will provide you with this data as soon as possible.To do this, you need to know the surname , first name, patronymic of the soldier, his date of birth, as well as to which office of enlistment and military registration he was called , as well as children). In addition to letters, parcels can also be sent,” added the Ministry of Defense.