PREZ Al Hass found this article in a 1949 edition of “ALL HANDS.”
There is a lot of interesting information in this article that many Navy Postal Clerks can relate to, especially the more senior members of the NPCA. Mail was still in in its heyday when Al joined the Navy in 1964, as he soon found out during his first assignment at Terminal Navy Post Office, Yokohama, Japan. Yokohama, then as now, was a hub for the movement of Navy mail in the Pacific.
First Shipboard Navy Post Offices:
Retired PCCS(SW/AW) CRAIG HOULETTE put together this recap of the Naval Postal Service History, bit of nostalgia for all
- Navy Postal In Action – Access the website below to view pictures of Navy Postal Operations. These pictures reflect operations between roughly 7-12 years ago, so they are fairly current and give a true depiction of what postal operations are all about. You may even see a picture of yourself, and/or some shipmates.