USPS: Flag reminders for three May holidays

• Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is Wednesday, May 15. Postal Service facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it…

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USPS: Flag reminders for three May holidays

The Postal Service is reminding managers and employees about flag requirements for three holidays this month: • Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is Tuesday, May 15. USPS facilities are required to fly the flag at half-staff this day. To fly the flag at…

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USPS: Flag reminders for three May holidays

The Postal Service is reminding managers and employees about flag requirements for three holidays this month. • Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is Monday, May 15. USPS facilities are required to fly the flag at half-staff this day. To fly the flag at…

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USPS: POW-MIA flag must be displayed May 21, Armed Forces Day

May 21 is Armed Forces Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action. Facilities that are open Saturday must display the POW-MIA…

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USPS: Flag reminders – Different requirements for May 15-16 activities

There are different requirements for displaying flags at postal facilities during the next few days. Friday, May 15, is Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. Postal facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff. When flown at half-staff, hoist the flag to…

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Armed Forces Day – Postal facilities to fly POW-MIA flag

Saturday, May 17, is Armed Forces Day, one of six days each year USPS facilities fly the POW-MIA flag. Postal facilities that are open on Saturday must display the flag, which honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action. The POW-MIA flag…

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