According to RNMC Director Jeff Gibbs, the team of Sailors, civilian personnel, and contractors, provide all facets of mailing and shipping services for fleet and shore customers from the Hampton Roads region of Virginia to Navy facilities located in Great Lakes, Illinois; Crane, Indiana; Philadelphia and Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania; Saratoga Springs, New York; Farle, New Jersey; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Groton, Connecticut; and Newport, Rhode Island.
He went on to explain the RNMC operates the Atlantic Fleet Postal Finance Office (PFO); provides for pier side delivery and pick-up services on the Norfolk Naval Station; processes mail for shipment via the Air Mobility Command to overseas destinations; and manages the postage expenses and issuance of postage meters and postal supplies for mail processing for ships while deployed.
In addition to mail services, RNMC Norfolk also provides multiple postal training events to all branches of the Armed Forces, to include mail orderly training, official mail manager certification training, postal officer qualification training, and many others.
"Despite improvements in technology over the years, there are still places that technology can't reach," said LS1 Michael Hendricks, RNMC
Norfolk Leading Petty Officer.