USPS Announces Shipping Dates for Holiday Military Mail

October 5, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — Making sure those serving in the nation’s armed forces and diplomatic service receive their presents and care packages in time for the holidays is a priority of the U.S. Postal Service. Plan ahead and mail your holiday cheer early to friends and loved ones serving abroad. To send packages…

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USPS: POW-MIA Recognition Day is Sept. 20

National POW-MIA Recognition Day, which honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action, is Friday, Sept. 20. Postal Service facilities are required to display the POW-MIA flag this day. The flag must fly below the U.S. flag, and both flags should be…

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Postal Service facilities are required to fly POW-MIA flag on Flag Day – June 14, 2017

June 14 is Flag 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. The POW-MIA flag must fly below the U.S. flag. For…

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USPS to issue lapel pins to recognize and honor veterans

To mark Veterans Day, the Postal Service is providing employees who served in the U.S. military with lapel pins they can wear year-round. Approximately 113,000 USPS employees have served in the armed forces, making the Postal Service one of the nation’s largest employers of veterans. The pin features the words “Proud Veteran” in the center…

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USPS will honor employees who are veterans with a special badge and lanyard

Veterans Day, an annual holiday to honor individuals who have served in the U.S. military, is Wednesday, Nov. 11. The holiday holds special significance for the Postal Service, one of the nation’s largest employers of veterans. Approximately 113,000 USPS employees have served in the Armed Forces. The Postal Service will honor employees who are veterans…

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