Does the Navy issue e-mail accounts to Sailors?
Many Navy commands, primarily ships and shipboard commands, do provide e-mail accounts as a quality of life issue. Most shore commands provide an official e-mail account, not personal one, since Sailors can easily communicate with family members, either because the family is co-located or the Sailor can easily obtain a personal account through a commercial Internet Service Provider (ISP). Can I send e-mail to a Sailor aboard ship? Yes, but it depends upon the ship to which the Sailor is assigned. Many do have e-mail accounts and provide an e-mail account to crewmembers as a quality of life issue. Personnel operating on Navy or Marine Corps servers can use the Navy/Marine Corps White Page to find e-mail addresses. Members of the general public should check our list of Navy Web Sites or select the Fact File section then the type of ship, for the web sites of various ships to see if the ship’s web site lists how to e-mail a Sailor. Are there other means by which to communicate with a Sail