Announcing the Launch of Oversight.gov

Announcing the Launch of Oversight.gov

10/02/17 – Each year, IGs identify billions of dollars in potential taxpayer savings, conduct investigations that promote government accountability, and make thousands of recommendations to improve government operations. Now, Inspectors General across government are making it easier to see that work in action! The newly-launched Oversight.gov allows you to read audit reports and publications from […]

October 2017 Postal News

October 31, 2017 Darby, Pa Police Investigate Violent Death Of Former Postal Service Employee – PEN Video: Decade-long post office ‘dog hold’ leads to federal lawsuit PEN Utah letter carrier saves man who was severely injured when a grinder tool malfunctioned – Salt Lake Tribune Remains of veteran, former postal worker lost in mail delivery Indy Channel […]

NARFE Offers Assistance Following the Devastation of Hurricane Irma

NARFE Offers Assistance Following the Devastation of Hurricane Irma

9/11/17 – Alexandria, VA – In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which has left widespread flooding and damage in Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) disaster funds are bringing the federal community together to support those in need of disaster assistance. NARFE partners with the Federal […]

Postal News – September 2017

September 30, 2017 Video: ‘White Lives Matter’ fliers found inside Maryland post office PEN Former California Postal Employee Sentenced To 72 Months In Prison For Drug Trafficking And Money Laundering – PEN U.S. Postal letter carrier in Attica charged with dealing drugs Journal and Courier Colorado Neighborhood “Starting to Revolt” Over Mailman Who Is Allegedly Terrified […]

People and the Post – Smithsonian National Postal Museum

People and the Post – Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Mail and the post are fundamental to the American experience. Popular culture is filled with visual and written allusions to the postal service. Post offices, letter carriers, mailboxes, stamps, letters, and packages…all of these and more are part of our national shared culture. While most Americans easily recognize the uniformed letter carrier, most know little […]

August 2017 – Postal News

August 31, 2017 Video: Ohio Letter Carrier Saves Woman’s Life PEN Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Resources and Information PEN Sixteen U.S. Postal Service workers charged with accepting bribes to deliver cocaine – PEN “Prime(d) for Disaster”: Teamsters Local 1224 Pilots Take Concerns About Prime Air to Amazon’s Front Door, the Streets of Seattle – PEN National Association […]

Postal News – July 2017

July 31, 2017 Video: Ohio postal carriers comments recorded by security camera lead to TV investigation – PEN Video: Former Postal Employee Convicted of Fraud and Theft in Binghamton, NY – PEN Video: Fort Mill, SC family fed up with postal service PEN Legal loophole allows drug shipments into country via U.S. Postal Service – Fox 8 New […]

Life as a postal worker in Deadhorse, Alaska

Life as a postal worker in Deadhorse, Alaska

Deadhorse isn’t your average Alaskan town. The community at the start of the pipeline exists solely as a service hub for North Slope oil workers. There are no permanent residents, no public amenities, not even a school or church. There is a post office, and Les Dunbar is the clerk responsible for making sure all […]

Sprint Discounts For Postal Employees

Sprint Discounts For Postal Employees

  6/14/17 – Hello! I hope you are having a great week.  I wanted to let you know that Sprint has some amazing new offers for employees, retirees and contractors of the United States Postal Service.  Did you know that Sprint is within 1% of Verizon in our network performance?  Never a better time to […]