News of the stamp is being shared on social media using the hashtags #WoodstockStamps and #PeaceForeverStamps. Postal Service is issuing Woodstock Forever stamps in observance of the 50th anniversary of the most famous rock festival in history. The Woodstock Music and Art Fair was held in the small farming community of Bethel, NY, in August 1969. Approximately 500,000 members of the “Woodstock Generation,” a term later used in reference to young people of the time, convened to promote peace and
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
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
Postal Service Honors Former President George H.W. Postal Service today issued a new commemorative Forever stamp saluting former President George H.W. “George H.W. News of the George H. W. Bush Forever stamp is being shared on social media using the hashtags #GHWBushStamp and #USPresidentsStamps. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.
Postal Service is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and man’s first steps on the Moon with two Forever stamps. One stamp features Armstrong’s iconic photograph of Aldrin in his spacesuit on the surface of the Moon. The other stamp, a photograph of the moon taken in 2010 by Gregory H. Revera from his home in Madison, AL, shows the landing site of the lunar module, Eagle, in the Sea of Tranquility. The 1969: First Moon Landing stamps are being issued as Forever stamps. Forever stamps w
Postal Service celebrates the USS Missouri (BB-63) with a Forever stamp. The famed American battleship is being honored to coincide with the 75th anniversary of her commissioning on June 11, 1944. The battleship was affectionately nicknamed “Mighty Mo,” and had one of the most historic roles during World War II. Designed by art director Greg Breeding, the stamp features a digital illustration created by Dan Cosgrove. The USS Missouri stamp is being issued as a Forever stamps and will always be e
Glimmering in Gold Postage Stamps Commemorate Transcontinental Railroad AnniversaryPROMONTORY SUMMIT, UT — The U.S. 119 locomotives that powered the trains carrying the officers and guests of the two train companies to the Golden Spike Ceremony. Transcontinental Railroad stamps are being issued as Forever stamps, sold in panes of 18. These Forever stamps will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce price. All postage stamps are available for purchase at Post Offices lo
Postal Service Honors 1950s Tennis Champ “Little Mo”DALLAS, TX — The U.S. Postal Service Corporate Communications, and the dedicating official of the stamp. Background on Maureen Connolly BrinkerMaureen Connolly began competing in the U.S. In 1968, she co-founded the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation (MCB). The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.
Postal Service Reveals New Forever Stamp Design Honoring Former President George H.W. Postal Service today announced it will issue a commemorative Forever stamp honoring former President George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX. The stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp, which will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the
Postal Service Salutes ‘Prince of Soul’ Marvin Gaye Forever Stamp on Sale Nationwide TodayLOS ANGELES — On what would have been Marvin Gaye’s 80th birthday, the U.S. Postal Service, and the stamp ceremony’s dedicating official. The Marvin Gaye Forever stamp is the ninth in the Postal Service’s Music Icons stamp series. Thank you to the USPS and Kadir Nelson.”The Marvin Gaye stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on t