Postal Bulletin highlights PMG Heroes’ Program

In a moment of crisis, a Postal Service™ customer in Miami turned to a trusted figure for help: Letter Carrier Donna Bratton. Bratton was delivering mail at the customer’s apartment complex when the woman ran up to her, holding an infant. “My baby can’t breathe!” the customer exclaimed. While 911 was called, Bratton performed CPR…

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Postal Bulletin highlights National Dog Bite Awareness Week, June 14–20, 2020

Sponsored by the United States Postal Service®, National Dog Bite Awareness Week is a public service campaign that offers safety tips and emphasizes the need for increased owner responsibility in the prevention of dog attacks. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to our employees. To emphasize the…

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USPS: Your 2020 Election and Political Mail Guide

The 2020 primary season is here and the Postal Service™ is preparing for the November 2020 general election. In addition to the Presidential election, there will be numerous congressional, gubernatorial, state, and local races. Thus, proper handling of Election Mail and Political Mail is critical. Concerns have been raised about how long it takes for…

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USPS promotes Mailbox Improvement Week – May 17-23

The Postal Service is inviting customers to participate in Mailbox Improvement Week from May 17-23. In line with spring cleaning, the annual campaign encourages customers on city, rural and contract delivery service routes to enhance the appearance of shabby mailboxes. In addition to being physically appealing, tidy mailboxes help improve delivery and collection operations. However,…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Earth Day 2020

On April 22, 2020, the United States Postal Service® celebrates the 50th anniversary of what many consider to be the birth of the modern environmental movement — Earth Day. The Postal Service™ is pleased to honor Earth Day with a beautiful commemorative Forever® stamp (shown on the cover of this issue). The stamp is scheduled…

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Postal Bulletin: Customer Service Includes Removing All Mail Tags from MTE

Fiscal Year 2020 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the Postal Service™ due to anticipated high mail volumes that will include Election Mail, Political Mail, and Census mail. The Postal Service would like to remind employees that highly visible tags and labels are attached to trays, sacks, and containers to assist with…

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Postal Bulletin highlights National Consumer Protection Week – March 1-7

Do You Really Know Who Is Calling? Beware of Imposters National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) runs from March 1–7, 2020. This year, the focus is on imposter scammers who impersonate the Postal Service™, the Social Security Administration, and the Internal Revenue Service. In 2019, imposter scams were the number one fraud reported to the Federal…

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Postal Bulletin: A U.S. Passport is Your Key to International Travel

The U.S. Department of State’s Passport Services Directorate issues U.S. passports to traveling Americans. Passports are a request to foreign governments to permit you to travel, and also allow you to re-enter the United States. A passport book or card is proof of identity and U.S. citizenship. U.S. citizens can use each as follows: The…

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