Army Post Office

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Army Post Office

A U.S. Army or Air Force office where American military personnel stationed overseas can send and receive correspondence. It operates just like a regular post office and must abide by all regulations set by the U.S. Postal Service. However, it is operated by the Department of Defense. See also: FPO.
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military mail in the 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AORs).
Also, some early Military mail from 1870 that covered the period of the Aceh War of 1873 between the Sultanate of Aceh, (who wanted independence) and the Dutch.
Postal operations entail establishing an Army post office on each base camp and a military mail terminal on cantonment.
A correspondent for the Military Mail wrote: "While gallant little Wales lives on, one of the most dazzling pages in its annals will be that describing how the Welsh Guards won their spurs at Loos."
The explanation is simple: Letters were collected from troops periodically and sent by the sack full as military mail, which was post free.
Navy serviceman suspected of having led a group that smuggled drugs into Japan in 2004 through the military mail service will soon be extradited from the United States, Japanese police said Tuesday.
The explanation is simple: post was collected from troops periodically and sent by the sack full as military mail, post free.
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* Manage Military Mail Terminal and Postal Services
For collectors, pinpointing where a piece of WWII military mail was sent from isn't always easy.
4), "the differences that characterize polar philately definitely involve the nature of its material and those with whom it was associated." The book argues convincingly that since polar philately is not as thoroughly documented as other facets of philately (e.g., military mail or trans-Atlantic mail), collectors in this area have a greater chance of making a lucky "find" to enhance their collections.
"My goal was to share their message of the war, to show Iraqi perspective to the US." He began shipping their paintings to the United States, using the US military mail system.
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