USPS Flag Notice: Honoring coronavirus victims, Memorial Day

On May 21, President Trump ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Sunday, May 24. Additionally, there are flag requirements for Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 25. Postal Service facilities that are open on the holiday must fly the…

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USPS: Memorial Day Holiday honors nation’s armed forces

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to honor U.S. military members who died while serving their country, will be observed Monday, May 25. “The Postal Service is proud to be one of the nation’s largest employers of current and former members of the armed forces, and we honor their contributions every day,” said Postmaster General Megan…

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USPS: Flag reminders – Special requirements for two holidays

USPS is reminding employees about special flag requirements for two holidays this month: • Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is Friday, May 15. Postal Service facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day. When the U.S. flag is flown…

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USPS: Memorial Day Holiday to be observed May 27

The United States will observe Memorial Day, a federal holiday to remember members of the armed forces who died while serving the nation, on Monday, May 27. Approximately 100,000 veterans are employed by USPS. The organization is one of the largest civilian employers of former and current members of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines…

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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: Memorial Day honors armed forces

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to honor U.S. military members who died while serving their country, will be observed Monday, May 28. “The men and women of the armed forces place America’s safety before their own,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. “Memorial Day is a time to remember their valor, courage and the sacrifices…

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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: Memorial Day observed Monday, May 29 this year

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to remember members of the Armed Forces who died while serving their country, is Monday, May 29, this year. “Postal Service employees are proud to observe Memorial Day,” said PMG Megan J. Brennan. “We are grateful for the sacrifices made by the fallen heroes who have died in service to…

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