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Holiday Mail Call for Diplomatic and Military Members Worldwide

Holiday Mail Call for Diplomatic and Military Members Worldwide U.S. Postal Service Recommended Mailing DatesA Sailor sorts Priority Mail Boxes aboard USS Boxer while underway in the Gulf of Aden. Postal Service offers a discounted price of $18.45 on its largest Priority Mail Flat Rate® Box. The price includes a $1.50 per box discount for mail sent to APO/FPO/DPO (Air/Army Post Office/Fleet Post Office/Diplomatic Post Office) destinations worldwide. The kit contains:Two Priority Mail® APO/FPO/DP

By | 2019-10-07T17:00:00+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Package Security Enhancements Begin This Month

Package Security Enhancements Begin This MonthWASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service is increasing the safety and security of its collection box procedures through a modification of the long-standing Aviation Mail Security Rule, which was established in August 1996 and called for all packages weighing 16 ounces to be presented in person to a postal clerk or a letter carrier. The action was taken to enhance security measures and to protect the public, postal employees and postal contractor

By | 2019-09-30T17:00:00+00:00 September 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holiday Wreaths Adorn Forever Stamps

Holiday Wreaths Adorn Forever Stamps New offerings will be among several holiday-themed stamps this yearWASHINGTION — The U.S. Postal Service announced today that this year’s contemporary holiday stamps will highlight wreaths to welcome the season. The Holiday Wreaths Forever stamps will be issued later this fall, providing plenty of time for mailing greeting cards. Inspired by the holiday decorating traditions of early America, the four wreaths featured on these stamps are classic yet contempor

By | 2019-09-22T17:00:00+00:00 September 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

USPS to issue three-ounce stamp honoring Walt Whitman in September

Postal Service celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of “the Father of American poetry,” Walt Whitman, by honoring the poet with a new stamp in its Literary Arts series. News about the stamp is being shared with the hashtag #WaltWhitmanStamps. Postal Service General Counsel and Executive Vice President, and the stamp ceremony’s dedicating official; Cynthia Shor, Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Executive Director; and others. When:Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. EDTWhere:Walt Whit

By | 2019-08-11T17:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Board of Governors Temporary Emergency Committee to meet Aug. 9

Temporary Emergency Committee of the Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet August 9 Financial Briefing to Follow Open Session MeetingWASHINGTON — The Temporary Emergency Committee (TEC) of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service will meet Aug. 9, 2019, in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. Participation in the public comment period is governed by 39 C.F.R. Open session meetings of the TEC of the Board of Governors are available on l

By | 2019-07-29T17:00:00+00:00 July 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Upcoming 2019 Stamp Dedications

Upcoming 2019 Stamp Dedications New Stamp RevealedName of Stamp Issuance FDOI Date City ST Walt Whitman (3oz) Sept. 12, 2019 Huntington Station NY Winter Berries Sept. 17, 2019 Tulsa OKAdditional information about the availability of these stamps and first day of issue events will be provided at a later date. Also, the Postal Service is revealing the Purple Heart Medal Forever definitive stamp. This stamp is a redesign of the 2012 Purple Heart Medal stamp and features a purple border matching th

By | 2019-07-29T17:00:00+00:00 July 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Postal Service celebrates the fun of America’s state and county fairs with four new Forever stamps. The whimsical artwork of the stamps is meant to evoke a nostalgic feeling for America’s fairs past and present. The State and County Fairs Forever stamps were dedicated at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, ND. Long before there were extension services or schools of agriculture, America’s fairs were organized to educate farm families in the agricultural, mechanical and domestic arts. The colorf

By | 2019-07-24T17:00:00+00:00 July 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recognizing Four-Legged Heroes

Postal Service honors the nation’s brave and loyal canines with the Military Working Dogs Forever stamps. Background: Brave and loyal military working dogs are essential members of America’s armed forces. Today, the 341st Training Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base just outside of San Antonio, TX, trains American military working dogs and their handlers. Modern military working dogs are predominantly Belgian Malinois, German Shepherds and Dutch Shepherds. The Military Working Dogs stamps are be

By | 2019-07-04T17:00:00+00:00 July 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service Issuing Tyrannosaurus Rex Forever Stamps Aug. 29

With this pane of 16 stamps, the Postal Service brings Tyrannosaurus rex to life — some 66 million years after its demise. Postal Service and dedicating officialTyrannosaurus rex dominated the tail end of the dinosaur age. Four dynamic designs on a pane of 16 stamps depict the awe-inspiring dinosaur in growth stages from infancy to adulthood. The third and fourth stamps depict a newly hatched T. rex covered with downy feathers and a bare-skinned juvenile T. rex chasing a primitive mammal. The Ty

By | 2019-06-23T17:00:00+00:00 June 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sesame Street Forever stamps now available for purchase

Sesame Street Forever Stamps Brought to You by the Letters U - S - P - SDETROIT — The U.S. Postal Service honors Sesame Street with a pane of 16 Forever stamps. Sesame Street Forever StampsArt director Derry Noyes designed the stamps. Ernie, appearing with Rubber Duckie, lives in the basement of 123 Sesame Street with his best friend Bert. The Sesame Street stamps are being issued as Forever stamps.

By | 2019-06-21T17:00:00+00:00 June 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments