Express shipment of unaccompanied baggage still available

Express shipment of unaccompanied baggage still available

Mechanicsburg, Pa. — The Navy Family Services Division of the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) wants to remind Sailors about the Navy’s policy to have unaccompanied baggage shipped by express services to new duty stations in three-to-seven days in the continental United States and in 10-to-14 days overseas.

To qualify, Sailors must be on permanent change of station (PCS) or temporary duty orders and must have a legitimate need, such as a short reporting date, to a deploying ship or a PCS without authorized leave in between.

This program covers items of necessity such as clothing, cooking and eating utensils, small appliances, etc. Furniture is not included in this program.

Sailors who want more information about express shipment of unaccompanied baggage should contact their local Personal Property Office, check NAVSUP’s website at www.navsup.navy.mil, or contact the NAVSUP Household Goods Helpline at 1-800-444-7789.

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