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Celebrating science, technology, engineering, math

Postal Service’s newest stamps acknowledge the role science, technology, engineering and mathematics play in keeping America a global leader in innovation. The STEM Education Forever stamps were dedicated today during the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. “In an increasingly competitive world, proficiency in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics — collectively known as STEM — is more critical than ever,” said U.S. Dann

By | 2018-04-05T17:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service Releases Annual Dog Attack City Rankings

Postal Service (USPS) is showcasing technology that alerts mail carriers of potential attacks while releasing its annual list of cities where the most dog attacks were recorded. Postal Service Safety Director Linda DeCarlo in San Diego, where postal employees suffered 46 attacks — the fifth ranked city in 2017. The Postal Service places the safety of its employees as a top priority. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to ab

By | 2018-04-04T17:00:00+00:00 April 4th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS to dedicate Peace Rose stamp

Postal Service is issuing a new Forever stamp celebrating one of the most popular roses of all time. The new Peace Rose Forever stamp features a detail from a photograph of the rose’s blossom, its creamy yellow petals touched at the edges with pink. The peace rose revolutionized hybrid tea roses with its unique coloring, hardiness and disease resistance. Art director Ethel Kessler designed the stamp with an existing photograph taken by Richard C. Baer. News of the stamp is being shared with the

By | 2018-03-29T17:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS to celebrate STEM education stamps

Postal Service will salute the role of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education during the first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the four new STEM Education Forever Stamps. Background: In an increasingly competitive world, proficiency in the fields collectively known as STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — is more critical than ever. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and servic

By | 2018-03-29T07:24:05+00:00 March 29th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

Mister Rogers Forever Stamp dedicated today

Postal Service has immortalized Mister Rogers on a Forever stamp. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan dedicated the stamp honoring Fred Rogers today at the studio named in his honor where it all began 50 years ago — WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio in Pittsburgh. “In Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, children learned, in a safe space, how to be a friend and create relationships. ”We are proud to celebrate the enduring impact of Fred Rogers and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood with this new stamp from the United

By | 2018-03-28T07:36:31+00:00 March 28th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

United States Postal Service to celebrate 100th anniversary of U.S. Airmail Service

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service will honor the beginning of airmail service by dedicating two United States Air Mail Forever stamps this year. Postal Service, took charge of the U.S. Air Mail Service later that summer, operating it from Aug. 12, 1918, through Sept. 1, 1927. The biplane was also featured on the stamps originally issued in 1918 to commemorate the beginning of regularly scheduled airmail service. The United States Air Mail stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp. For

By | 2018-03-22T03:38:18+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS to dedicate Sally Ride Forever stamp

America’s first woman in space, Dr. Sally Ride (1951–2012) inspired the nation as a pioneering astronaut, brilliant scientist, and dedicated educator. On June 18, 1983, Ride launched through Earth’s atmosphere aboard space shuttle Challenger, becoming the first American woman to reach space. Ride was the only person to sit on the investigative panels for both the Challenger and Columbia accidents. Through her love of science and determination to improve our world, Ride left a lasting impact on g

By | 2018-03-22T03:37:27+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

Dragons Coming to a Post Office Near You!

Postal Service Stamp Services Director Mary-Anne Penner. The wingless orange dragon weaving its way around a pagoda is inspired by creatures found in Asian art, architecture, folk religion and ancient lore. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts

By | 2018-03-21T00:25:02+00:00 March 21st, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate Mister Rogers Forever Stamp

Fred Rogers (1928–2003) was known as a beloved television neighbor to generations of children. His groundbreaking public television series “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood”inspired and educated young viewers with warmth, sensitivity and honesty. Each episode of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood”began with its host welcoming the audience into his television house. While singing “Won't You Be My Neighbor?” Rogers always put on his trademark cardigan, changed into sneakers and then introduced the day’s topi

By | 2018-03-16T00:07:59+00:00 March 16th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS top agency for multicultural business

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service is being honored as the top government agency for Multicultural Business Opportunities by Omnikal, the largest business organization promoting inclusiveness in the country. Postal Service has been selected as the country’s number one government agency for multicultural business opportunities for the seventh consecutive year,” said Supply Management Vice President Susan M. Brownell. Postal Service policies support inclusiveness as vital for the contin

By | 2018-03-15T00:56:57+00:00 March 15th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments