October 7, 2022
The Postal Service is asking military members and veterans to join dozens of others who have already submitted photos of themselves for an upcoming Veterans Day video.
The deadline for submissions is Oct. 15.
Submissions should be sent to Marty Mieras, military program specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org and should include the veteran’s name, rank and USPS district or division.
So far, more than 100 photos have been submitted, Mieras said.
The photos can be new or old, but they must reflect participation in any branch or component of the military — Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Air Force, Space Force, Reserves or National Guard.
The photo submissions will be included in the organization’s Veterans Day video honoring postal employees who are military members and veterans.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will offer remarks during the video, which will be released Nov. 8 and will then be viewable on Blue and LiteBlue for the remainder of November.
Veterans and service members will receive a certificate of appreciation from DeJoy thanking them for their service in the armed forces.
The Postal Service is one of the largest employers of veterans, with approximately 100,000 employees having served in the military.