USPS: Flag Day is Friday, June 14

Flag Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag, is Friday, June 14. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action. The POW-MIA flag must fly below the U.S. flag….

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Postal Bulletin highlights Regulations for Proper Flag Display

Regulations for Proper Flag Display The United States Postal Service® periodically reprints part 47 of the Administrative Support Manual (ASM), so postmasters can ensure that the American flag, the Postal Service™ flag, and the MIA-POW flag are properly displayed. To read all of the regulations concerning the display of flags at Postal Service facilities, see…

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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: 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: 5 facts about POWs and MIAs

National POW-MIA Recognition Day, which honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are missing in action, is Friday, Sept. 21. Here are five things you may not know. 1. More than 82,000 Americans are missing in action. This figure covers personnel who fought in conflicts dating back to World War II. Approximately…

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USPS: National POW-MIA Recognition Day is Sept. 21

National POW-MIA Recognition Day, which honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action, is Friday, Sept. 21. Postal Service facilities are required to display the POW-MIA flag this day. The flag must fly below the U.S. flag, and both flags should be…

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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 Flag notice for Veterans Day and Texas church mass shooting

Saturday, 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 Friday, Nov. 10. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners…

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