Postal rates see increase

The U.S. Postal Service has announced that rates and fees will increase by approximately 5.4 percent, effective Jan. 8.

This increase is the first since 2002. Among the adjustments, the 1-ounce, single-piece rate for first-class mail will increase from 37 cents to 39 cents, and the postcard rate will increase by one cent, to 24 cents.

For additional postal information, visit the USPS web site at tecase or the USAFE Postal Operations Directorate web site at https://wwwmil.usaf