Essentially functioning as the Army's postmaster, the Postal Operations Division (POD) provided technical guidance and oversight to ensure Army post offices
were compliant with applicable policies and regulations.
During OIF 07-09, the missions of six Army Post Offices in the 3d Sustainment Brigade area of support were partially transferred to KBR under the Logistics Civilian Augmentation Program contract.
Lines of communication were established between the human resources operations cell and the MND-N G-1 to formally gauge the adequacy of human resources support provided to units throughout the area of operations for casualty reporting, aerial personnel accountability, and Army Post Office services and mail delivery.
Not only was I the new junior officer (JO) in the unit, I was now the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of a 31 member postal detachment, responsible for financial and operational control of five Army Post Offices
(APOs) located in northern and southern Kuwait, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II.
Postal Services which will include supporting Joint Military Mail Terminal functions, distribution and transportation of mail, augmentation of Army Post Offices
, mail handling equipment, mail processing, and receiving and sorting mail.
The postal platoon and postal plans and operations personnel located at Camp Arifjan and assigned to the STB served as technical inspectors and assistant contracting officer's representatives (ACORs) for the Army post offices in Kuwait and Qatar and the joint military mail terminal (JMMT) in Kuwait.
The branch highlighted the absentee ballot program, non-mailable items, and Eagle-Cash usage at the Army post offices.
Along with Airmen, they operated Army post offices
and managed personnel support.
Betty Mills ships to military units through army post offices
(APOs) and fleet post offices (FPOs) and has filled orders for branches of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, as well as military academies, including the U.
The companies also permanently manned 11 other locations with FM detachments, permanent FM support teams, satellite Army post offices, or a combination of FM and HR offices.
The company deployed without the integrated retail terminals needed to manage satellite Army post offices (APOs).
The main Army post offices
are manned by contracted civilian personnel who run all aspects of postal operations.