Saturday hours for postal facilities
Community Mail Room (CMR) Saturday Hours
In addition to normal Monday through Friday hours, the customer service window at all Community Mail Rooms will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following Saturdays:
Nov. 18 and 25
Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 23
CMRs are closed on federal holidays (incl. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day) and all Sundays.
Army Post Office (APO) Saturday Hours
Army Post Offices at Kelley Barracks, Panzer Kaserne, and Patch Barracks will be open on the following Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.:
Nov. 18 and 25
Dec. 2, 9, and 16
APOs are closed on federal holidays (incl. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day) and all Sundays.
Mailing Deadlines and Transit Times
For items to arrive by Dec. 25, the U.S. Postal Service recommends mailing APO items by:
22 Nov 23: SAM / Retail Ground Parcels
9 Dec 23: Priority Parcels
9 Dec 23: First-Class Letters and Cards
15 Dec 23: Express Mail (for authorized locations)
Mail Transit Time From Stuttgart to CONUS
Express mail: 2-5 days
Priority/1st Class: 4-10 days
Partial Airlift (PAL): 2-4 Weeks
Space Available Mail (SAM): 4-6 Weeks
Got a few packages to send out? Make an appointment for holiday mailing by using the USAG Stuttgart mobile app or visiting the Appointments page on the Stuttgart Citizen website.
Appointments are available for the one hour period prior to Army Post Offices opening for business.
Can you be a holiday helper? Our hard-working postal team can use some extra hands this time of year at Patch and Kelley community mailrooms.
Check out the listing in the Volunteer Management Information System to apply. For more information, call Army Community Service at (0)9641-70-596-3362.