In Inside USPS

Seal of Delivery

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Stephanie Nelson

Several Logos, Mottos have Represented USPS Through the Years The Postal Service’s iconic blue and white eagle isn’t the only insignia that has represented the organization throughout its history. In 1782, Postmaster General Ebenezer Hazard chose Mercury, the Greek messenger …

In Inside USPS

Postal Heroes

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Sarah Ninivaggi

Part of my job since I started working for the Postal Service is reviewing the letters that are sent to our employee heroes. Those familiar with USPS may know about them — but theirs is a story certainly worth sharing. …

In Inside USPS

The Heritage Series: On Postal Uniforms

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Sarah Ninivaggi

Like most things in the Postal Service, city letter carriers’ uniforms have a long history. The first official uniforms were introduced in 1868, and required that a full coat and pants be worn at all times. Over the years, the …

In USPS How-Tos

Put your mail on hold — not your summer fun

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Paul Smith

The bags are packed and you’re ready to go. Timers for lights set? Check. Refrigerator cleaned out? Check. Wait, what about the mail? Rather than hope little Johnny next door is willing to retrieve your mail every day in exchange …

In Communities

Dear USPS

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Dear USPS:   I am anybody in any town USA (actually I am Jesse King and I live in Nevada City, California). I have a story I want to share with you and everyone else: As I was picking my kids …