USPS: Honoring victims of the U.S. Capitol attack

President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the April 2 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Flags should be flown at half-staff until Tuesday, April 6, at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to…

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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

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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Reminder: USPS Facilities must fly POW-MIA flag Nov. 11

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 Postal Service holiday, the POW-MIA flag should be raised Nov. 10. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of…

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USPS facilities must fly POW-MIA flag July 4

July 4 is Independence Day, one of six days each year Postal Service facilities area required to fly the POW-MIA flag. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action. Facilities that are open July 4 must display the POW-MIA flag….

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USPS reminder – Tuesday, June 14, is Flag Day

Tuesday, June 14, is Flag Day, one of the six days each year postal facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag. The flag and its display at postal facilities 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…

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USPS: Requirements for flying U.S., POW-MIA flags

May 30 is Memorial Day, one of six days each year Postal Service facilities area required to fly the POW-MIA flag. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action. Facilities that are open on the holiday must fly the U.S….

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