USPS: Fly flags at half-staff to honor Bush

All Postal Service facilities should fly the U.S. flag at half-staff to honor former President George H.W. Bush, who died Nov. 30. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Dec. 31. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to the half-staff position….

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USPS: Nov. 11 is Veterans Day – Postal Facilities Must Fly the POW-MIA flag

Flag notice. Sunday, 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 Saturday, Nov. 10. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held…

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USPS: National POW-MIA Recognition Day is Sept. 21

National POW-MIA Recognition Day, which honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action, is Friday, Sept. 21. Postal Service facilities are required to display the POW-MIA flag this day. The flag must fly below the U.S. flag, and both flags should be…

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USPS: President Trump has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff

President Trump has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of this week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Monday, Feb. 19. Facilities that fly the flag at all times and are closed Feb. 19 for Presidents Day should…

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Postal Service facilities are required to fly POW-MIA flag on Flag Day – June 14, 2017

June 14 is Flag Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are 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. The POW-MIA flag must fly below the U.S. flag. For…

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USPS: Flag reminder – Requirements for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, is Sunday, May 15. Postal Service facilities that are open that day are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff. Offices that are closed May 15 and fly the flag seven days a week should lower the…

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