USPS: Veterans Roundtable Discussion Sunday, Jan. 22

December 22, 2022 The USPS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team will hold a veterans roundtable discussion Sunday, Jan. 22. The virtual event will provide employees who are in or have served in the military with information and resources beneficial to them and their families. This roundtable will focus on the Wounded Warriors Leave Act, suicide…

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EEOC: Resource Document for Military Service Members & Veterans Facing Employment Discrimination

EEOC Press Release – November 10, 2022 WASHINGTON- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released a resource document, “Protections Against Employment Discrimination for Service Members and Veterans,” describing federal protections from unlawful employment discrimination against service members and veterans. The document, jointly-authored by the EEOC, the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal…

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USPS Announces Shipping Dates for Holiday Military Mail

October 5, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — Making sure those serving in the nation’s armed forces and diplomatic service receive their presents and care packages in time for the holidays is a priority of the U.S. Postal Service. Plan ahead and mail your holiday cheer early to friends and loved ones serving abroad. To send packages…

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USPS: Special flag requirements this month

The Postal Service wants employees to know about special flag requirements for this month’s holidays: • Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is Saturday, May 15. Postal Service facilities are usually required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day. However, because Peace…

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USPS: Military shipping deadlines announced

The Postal Service has released this year’s suggested mail-by dates for customers who want to send holiday letters and packages to diplomatic and military service members overseas. The dates are listed in an Oct. 6 news release, along with details on ordering free military care kits and guidelines for addressing packages to Army/Air Post Offices,…

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Honoring departed Veterans

As a Korean war veteran, I cannot observe this day and the footage of huge military cemeteries keeping a dry eye. It is only the luck of the draw that those of us alive are not resting in one of those graves. God rest our brothers and sisters. First Name: John Last Name: Richards Email:…

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USPS: Memorial Day Holiday honors nation’s armed forces

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to honor U.S. military members who died while serving their country, will be observed Monday, May 25. “The Postal Service is proud to be one of the nation’s largest employers of current and former members of the armed forces, and we honor their contributions every day,” said Postmaster General Megan…

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USPS: Flag reminders – Special requirements for two holidays

USPS is reminding employees about special flag requirements for two holidays this month: • Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is Friday, May 15. Postal Service facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day. When the U.S. flag is flown…

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