USPS: Vets can add military service to retirement

Military veterans employed by the Postal Service, or any other federal agency, may be eligible to have their time in the military credited toward their civilian retirement through the Military Buy Back program. Veterans who served on active duty and received an honorable discharge are permitted to request a “buy back” of their time in…

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USPS offers special tokens to veterans

To mark Veterans Day this year, the Postal Service will honor employees who served in the armed forces with a special badge and badge clip. Approximately 100,000 military veterans are employed by USPS. The badges are designed to be worn with the employee’s identification card and contain a message from Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan….

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USPS honors veterans with special military-style challenge coins

USPS is once again honoring employees who are veterans and have five years of postal service with military-style challenge coins. Historically, challenge coins symbolize military unit identity and camaraderie. They are awarded to service members for special achievement or mission participation. USPS is offering eligible veterans the coins to mark Military Appreciation Month, which is…

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PMG Brennan recognizes veterans

The following message is from Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan: This Veterans Day marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the milestone that established Nov. 11 as the day set aside to honor those who have served in the American armed forces. The Postal Service is proud to be one of…

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USPS: Nov. 11 is Veterans Day – Postal Facilities Must Fly the POW-MIA flag

Flag notice. Sunday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag. Because Veterans Day is a designated USPS holiday, the POW-MIA flag should be raised Saturday, Nov. 10. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held…

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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: News for service members

USPS has released the latest issue of Mail Call, a quarterly newsletter for employees who served in the military. The issue features stories about veterans and career and retirement information, along with a list of veterans’ coordinators for each Postal Service district. Source: USPS News Link  

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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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