USPS responds to APWU questions on Military Survey

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:26 PM To: NBAs Cc: Regional Coordinators Subject: FW: Notification No. GCCC202001667 USPS to Ask Employees With Military Experience to Complete Military Survey – update Brothers and Sisters, Please find the complete documents and the questions that were asked of postal management with regard to the…

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Military Appreciation Month is May, USPS shows gratitude for veterans

To mark Military Appreciation Month in May, the Postal Service is distributing tokens of appreciation to employees who are veterans. “There are approximately 100,000 former and current service members working for the Postal Service, and we are proud to honor their contributions to our nation in the armed services and their continued service to our…

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NALC: Veterans Guide is now available

NALC created the NALC Veterans Group to provide access to information and tools specific to veterans’ rights and benefits within the Postal Service. It seeks to provide all NALC military veterans, both active and retired, with resources, information and a sense of camaraderie. With this in mind, NALC has developed this new guide as a…

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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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