custodian of postal effects


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custodian of postal effects

Members of the US Armed Forces or Department of Defense civilian employees accountable for administration of the postal effects entrusted to them by the United States Postal Service. Civilian custodians of postal effects are supervised by the members of the US Armed Forces. Also called COPE.
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LS2(SW/AW) Christopher Singh, Financial Logistics Specialist and Custodian of Postal Effects, USS Curts (FFG 38), from June 2012 to August 2012.
LS2 Jarod Dumas, Postal Division Leading Petty Officer and Custodian of Postal Effects, USS George Washington (CVN 73), 9-12 October 2011.
Also, know that you are not authorized to work in the Post Office until you are designated on DD Form 2257 as a Military Postal Clerk, Custodian of Postal Effects (COPE), and Postal Officer, in which case the commanding officer must designate you in writing.
LS2(AW) Ruguang Xu, Custodian of Postal Effects, Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Yokosuka, Japan, site Hong Kong, from December 2007 to December 2010.