Military Post Offices Not Affected By Saturday Mail Stop
Friday, February 8, 2013
The decision by the U.S. Postal Service to stop delivering mail on Saturday will not affect military post offices.
Theater postal officer for U.S. European Command William Kisersaid said in a statement printed by Stars and Stripes:
“Because the US Postal Service does not deliver mail to APOs [Army post offices], a decision to cease Saturday delivery will have no effect on military mail...
"[Mail shipments] will continue as usual and will still be loaded onto commercial airlines for movement to Europe seven days a week.”
But not just Europe - the Pacific and Middle East as well, Stars and Stripes confirmed.
The USPS recently announced it would only deliver mail on weekdays, starting in August, as a way to save about two billion dollars each year.
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