Remembering September 11, 2001: A Letter Carrier’s Story

In this video, Emma describes her experience that day and in the weeks that followed: By Nancy Pope, Historian Mail destined for the World Trade Center (WTC) was processed by the Church Street post office located across the street. The WTC complex was so large that it encompassed two zip codes, 16,000 addresses and required…

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Obama Proclamation honors victims of Terrorist Attack in Brussels, orders flags flown at half-staff

March 22, 2016 White House Press Release BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The American people stand with the people of Brussels. We will do whatever it takes, working with nations and peoples around the world, to bring the perpetrators of these attacks to justice, and to go after terrorists…

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USPS: President Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff through July 25

President Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff to honor the service members killed in the recent shooting in Chattanooga, TN. Flags should be flown at half-staff until Saturday, July 25, at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff (blue.usps.gov intranet), hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to…

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