USPS: Flag requirements for Memorial Day and Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 10, 2022 The Postal Service wants employees to know about special flag requirements for this month’s holidays: • 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 this day are required to fly the U.S. flag…

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USPS: Honoring Firefighters – Fly flags at half-staff on October 3

Postal Service facilities that are open Sundays should fly the U.S. flag at half-staff on Oct. 3, which is National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service Day. USPS facilities that fly the flag at all times and are closed Sundays should lower the flag to half-staff when the facility closes prior to National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service…

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USPS: Honoring victims of the U.S. Capitol attack

President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the April 2 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Flags should be flown at half-staff until Tuesday, April 6, at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to…

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