Q4-1. What is the definition of domestic mail as
stated in the Domestic Mail Manual?
List the factors that determine the different
classes of mail.
Domestic mail is divided into what five classes
If an article being presented for mailing is not
square or rectangular in shape, at what part of
this article should the measurements be
Express Mail service is available at all
What document is used to send Express Mail
via post office to addressee?
A privately printed post card is considered to
be what class of mail?
What is the minimum size limit for a post
Define First-Class zone rated (Priority) mail.
Q4-10. First-Class zone rated (Priority) mail must
not exceed what maximum weight limit?
Q4-11. What is the maximum combined length and
girth of a First-Class zone rated (Priority)
parcel that may be accepted in the mail?
Q4-12. The USPS has divided the U.S. and its
territories into how many zones?
Q4-13. Explain the Balloon Surcharge
Now turn to appendix 1 to check your answers.
Learning Objective: Recall the makeup of
Periodicals are publications such as magazines and
newspapers whose primary purpose is transmitting
information to an established list of subscribers or
requesters. Webster dictionary defines periodicals as
publications published at regular intervals of more
than one day. Only publishers and registered
newsagents authorized periodicals mailing privileges
may mail at the Periodicals rate.
WHAT MAY BE MAILED AT THE
Periodical matter consists of complete magazines,
newspapers and other periodicals (the term complete,
means in the same manner the publication was
published). A cutout page of a magazine or a portion of
a newspaper is not considered periodicals matter.
Based on their weight, theyll be considered standard
PERIODICALS MAILED BY THE
As a military postal clerk, you need only be
concerned with newspapers and other periodicals
mailed by the general public (persons other than
publishers or registered newsagents). These articles,
which have previously been entered into the USPS at
the Periodicals rate, will be charged the applicable
Able B. Seaman
USS Underway (CV-66)
FPO AE 09561-0001
Mr. Jack Frost
5 Sunnyside St.
Anytown US 11111
Figure 4-5.Endorsement on a Priority Mail article.