USPS: Online Veterans Roundtable – Sunday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m. Eastern

January 14, 2024 The Postal Service will hold its next online veterans roundtable for employees on Sunday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m. Eastern. Warren Small Jr., a Vietnam War veteran and retired New York state court clerk, will lead a discussion on the importance of staying resilient, and Tena Branstetter, a USPS human resources manager,…

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USPS releases 2023 Veterans Day video

November 8, 2023 The Postal Service has released a¬†Veterans Day video¬†honoring employees who have served, or are serving, in the military. The video includes remarks from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy; Mike Poll, postmaster of Gowen, MI, and a retired Army command sergeant major; and others. The presentation also features a photo montage of employees who…

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USPS will honor its military veteran employees this year with a Veterans Day video

September 18, 2023 Postal Service employees who are military veterans or presently serving in the military can submit photos for possible inclusion in a video honoring Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Email submissions ‚ÄĒ including the veteran‚Äôs name, rank and USPS district ‚ÄĒ to Military Program Specialist Marty Mieras at military@usps.gov by Friday, Oct. 13. The…

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USPS: Retail Associate’s encounter solves MIA mystery

January 27, 2023 When Unity, ME, Retail Associate Barb Henkle greeted customer Leonard Lazure recently, she noticed his cap indicated he is a veteran of the Vietnam War. She thanked him for his service and showed him a missing-in-action bracelet she purchased 50 years ago. These bracelets are metal cuffs that were created in the…

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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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USPS: Caring Letters Program curbs veteran suicides

Mail call has always been a morale-boosting military tradition, but it turns out that mail can do more than improve a service member‚Äôs disposition ‚ÄĒ it can also save their life. Last summer, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched the Caring Letters Program, which mails recurring messages to veterans enrolled in VA health…

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USPS wants veterans, spouses to self-identify

The Postal Service is encouraging employees who are military members, veterans or spouses of veterans to complete a voluntary self-identification survey using a new application on HERO. ‚ÄúCompleting this survey will allow the Postal Service to update its data, which can help us improve the workplace for veterans, current military members and employees who are…

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USPS recognized for military employment

The Postal Service has been recognized again as one of the nation‚Äôs 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‚Äôs list of the top 10…

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