USPS: PTSD semipostal stamp arrives Dec. 2

Healing PTSD, a semipostal stamp to raise funds for those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, will be released Monday, Dec. 2. PTSD develops in some children and adults who have survived a traumatic event. The condition can be triggered by experiences such as a natural disaster, car accident, physical or sexual assault, abuse and combat,…

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USPS recognized for military employment

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

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USPS: Memorial Day Holiday to be observed May 27

The United States will observe Memorial Day, a federal holiday to remember members of the armed forces who died while serving the nation, on Monday, May 27. Approximately 100,000 veterans are employed by USPS. The organization is one of the largest civilian employers of former and current members of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines…

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USPS: May is Military Appreciation Month

May is Military Appreciation Month, a national observance that began in 1999. “Veterans and service members are our neighbors, valued customers and respected colleagues,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. “The Postal Service is honored to recognize veterans’ contributions to postal operations and to the nation during Military Appreciation Month and all year round.” Approximately…

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OSC Wins Decision for National Guardsman Denied Reinstatement by Postal Service

WASHINGTON, D.C./April 25, 2019 – The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) today announced that it won a legal ruling forcing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to reinstate a National Guardsman in his civilian job following his post-9/11 military service. Under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) , employers must restore service…

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Postal Inspection Service highlights Operation Protect Veterans

The Postal Inspection Service is marking National Consumer Protection Week by promoting Operation Protect Veterans, a national campaign to raise awareness of vet-related scams and fraud schemes. Research shows that veterans are frequently targeted by scam artists and victimized twice as often as other people. In a survey by the University of Chicago, veterans reported…

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USPS hiring for the holidays in Santa Ana and Los Angeles Districts

By Samantha Gowen – September 27, 2018 The Santa Ana and Los Angeles Districts of the United States Postal Service will host upcoming job fairs to recruit new hires and veterans. Available positions include city and rural mail carriers, mail processing clerks, transportation assistants, mail handlers and clerk assistants. Hourly wages range from $16-$18.62 per…

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USPS offers veterans token of appreciation

The Postal Service is showing its appreciation for employees who are military veterans by presenting them with military-style challenge coins. Historically, the challenge coin is a symbol of military unit identity and camaraderie. They are awarded to service members for special achievement or mission participation. “Military veterans make up a significant part of our workforce…

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