The Army dictates the contents of most tents toward operational requirements, but there is one tent where Soldiers receive personal conveniences, amenities, and even the tastes of home.
Ring Video Doorbell connects to your home Wi-Fi network and sends real-time notifications to your smart phone or tablet when someone is at your door.
PORTAGE, Mich. – A retired postal worker says he was completely blind-sided by a letter he received in the mail from the U.S. Department of Treasury/Bureau of Fiscal Service saying that he owed the U.S. Government $89,000.
LOS ANGELES – Thirty-three defendants were charged as part of a sweep targeting criminal activity that has victimized the United States Postal Service (USPS) and its customers. Most of the defendants charged as part of the sweep are USPS employees who allegedly stole mail, embezzled from the agency or, in one case, failed to deliver nearly 50,000 pieces of mail.
Officials said the U/S Mail Boat Sophie C. became stuck about 11:45 a.m. near Loon Island. New Hampshire Marine Patrol said the boat scraped a rock, but there was no significant damage to the vessel.
Beginning Aug. 28, if a package is coming from one of the Postal Service’s business partners or shipping consolidators, that company’s name will appear alongside the term “Shipping Partner” to provide additional clarity about the status of the package.
But from the 1830s through the early 1900s — before home mail delivery — these windows were common in Post Offices in urban areas, a newly published USPS historical report notes.
NALC carrier coordinators use USPS data to identify delivery complaints involving participating Post Offices. The coordinators then work with carriers to address the complaints.
In an age of one-hour delivery and overnight shipping, a corner of the country still gets its mail by mule.
KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) — Postmaster Dennis Sweeney continued on with his job duties on Wednesday, even after finding out his home had been destroyed from one of the eight tornadoes that went through Howard County.
Federal investigators charge that Sherry Watanabe hid "approximately 48,288 pieces of United States mail" in her apartment. The mail was intended for delivery to customers along Watanabe’s route in Placentia, an Orange County city.
A postal worker delivering a package Thursday apparently discovered the body of a Cedar Bluff man in his front yard.
In the 19th century the U.S. was still largely a rural nation. Farmers had to venture to their local post office, almost always at their country store, to pick up their mail. Beginning in 1896, however, Congress enacted Rural Free Delivery, meaning that mail and small packages would be dropped directly at each residence. Then came parcel post in 1913, providing that large packages—the limit eventually rose from 11 pounds to 50 pounds—could be delivered to city and farm.
The United States Postal Service is making a limited number of tickets available for the Sept. 2 first-day ceremony in New York City for the Star Trek forever stamps
USPS has boosted its Periodicals performance, one of several areas where the organization has made major service improvements.