Biden nominates former Labor Secretary Marty Walsh for USPS Board of Governors seat

March 15, 2024 President Joe Biden has¬†nominated¬†Martin J. Walsh, a Massachusetts resident, to be a member of the USPS Board of Governors. Walsh previously served as U.S. labor secretary. The nomination will be for the remainder of a seven-year term expiring Dec. 8, 2029. The U.S. Senate must confirm nominees before they join the board….

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USPS: Fly flags at half-staff on December 19 to honor O’Connor

December 15, 2023 President Joe Biden has¬†ordered¬†U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, Dec. 19, to honor Sandra Day O‚ÄôConnor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, who died Dec. 1. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on Dec. 19. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the…

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USPS: Fly flags at half-staff in honor of Rosalynn Carter

November 22, 2023 President Joe Biden has¬†ordered¬†U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor former first lady Rosalynn Carter, who died Nov. 19. Flags should be flown at half-staff starting Saturday, Nov. 25, until sunset on the day of interment, Wednesday Nov. 29. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for…

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President Biden orders U.S. flags flown at half-staff to mark death of Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022 President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II. The queen was monarch and head of state of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and several other countries. She died Sept. 8 after reigning for more than 70 years. USPS facilities are…

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USPS: Biden orders U. S. Flags flown at half-staff to honor Illinois shooting victims

July 5, 2022 President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of this week‚Äôs mass shooting in Highland Park, IL. Flags should be flown at half-staff until July 9 at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower…

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USPS: President Biden Orders U.S. flags flown at half-staff

May 25, 2022 President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of this week‚Äôs mass shooting in Uvalde, TX. Flags should be flown at half-staff until May 28 at sunset. 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: Fly flags at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims

May 12, 2022 President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the more than 1 million Americans who have died of COVID-19. Flags should be flown at half-staff until May 16 at sunset. Flags are also to be flown at half-staff on Sunday, May 15, in observance of Peace Officers Memorial…

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USPS: Fly flags half-staff to honor Albright

March 24, 2022 President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state who died this week. Flags should be flown at half-staff until Sunday, March 27, at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then…

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