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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APWU seeks clarification on Military Surveys

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:05 PM To: NBAs, Regional Coordinators, National Officers Subject: Notification No. GCCC202001667 USPS to Ask Employees With Military Experience to Complete Military Survey Importance: High Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached a copy of a notification asking veteran employees and/or their spouses to complete a military…

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USPS: Flag notice – Monday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day

Flag notice. Monday, 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, facilities should raise the POW-MIA flag on the last business day before the holiday. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members…

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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: POW-MIA Recognition Day is Sept. 20

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. 20. 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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PMG offers Veterans Day gratitude

The following message is from PMG Megan J. Brennan: Veterans Day has always had a special significance to the Postal Service, as we are one of the nation’s largest employers of veterans. President John F. Kennedy said of our ancestors who fought to preserve American ideals: “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget…

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USPS to issue lapel pins to recognize and honor veterans

To mark Veterans Day, the Postal Service is providing employees who served in the U.S. military with lapel pins they can wear year-round. Approximately 113,000 USPS employees have served in the armed forces, making the Postal Service one of the nation’s largest employers of veterans. The pin features the words “Proud Veteran” in the center…

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