USPS: Fly flags at half-staff on Patriot Day – Sept. 11

President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff Friday, Sept. 11, to honor victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. USPS facilities are required to fly the flag at half-staff this day, which is also known as Patriot Day. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant…

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USPS: Fly flags at half-staff on Sept. 11 – Patriot Day

President Trump has ordered flags flown at half-staff Wednesday, Sept. 11, to honor victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. USPS facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day, which is also known as Patriot Day. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and…

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Remembering September 11, 2001: A Letter Carrier’s Story

In this video, Emma describes her experience that day and in the weeks that followed: By Nancy Pope, Historian Mail destined for the World Trade Center (WTC) was processed by the Church Street post office located across the street. The WTC complex was so large that it encompassed two zip codes, 16,000 addresses and required…

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USPS: Patriot Day – Flag requirements issued for Sept. 11

Sept. 11 is Patriot Day, when Americans pause to remember the 9/11 terrorist attacks. All postal facilities must fly the American flag at half-staff on this day. Patriot Day, also known as the National Day of Service and Remembrance, will include a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. EDT, the time the first plane struck…

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USPS: Remembering 9/11

Thursday is Patriot Day, when Americans pause to remember the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. All postal facilities must fly the American flag at half-staff Thursday. Patriot Day, also known as Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, will also include a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. EDT, the time the…

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