Flag Notice: National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is Dec. 7

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, an annual commemoration of the 1941 attack, will be observed Thursday, Dec. 7. 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 to the half-staff position….

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USPS Flag Reminder: POW-MIA Recognition Day is Friday, Sept. 16

National POW-MIA Recognition Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag, is Friday, Sept. 16. The flag honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are missing in action. All USPS facilities must display the POW-MIA flag. The POW-MIA flag must fly below…

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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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