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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USPS video praises veterans for service

The Postal Service has released a video for National Military Appreciation Month that recognizes military veteran employees for their contributions to the nation and USPS. “Every day, you show your true grit, stand in the gap, perform in critical roles and continue that spirit of service,” Employee Resource Management Vice President Simon Storey says in…

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USPS: Facilities must fly POW-MIA flag year-round

Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag year-round under a new federal law. The law, which took effect in November, requires prominent federal buildings, national war memorials and Post Offices to fly the flag every day that the U.S. flag is flown. Although the law only requires Post Offices to fly the…

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USPS: Military shipping deadlines announced

The Postal Service is offering 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. 8 news release, along with details on ordering free military care kits and guidelines for addressing packages to Army/Air Post Offices, Fleet Post…

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USPS recognized for military employment

The Postal Service has been recognized again as one of the nation’s top employers of veterans. Viqtory, a media and marketing company that produces magazines and websites for veterans and service members, included USPS in its 2020 Military Friendly Awards. The Postal Service earned the No. 2 spot on Viqtory’s list of the top 10…

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