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POSTAL FACTS: Sept. 20, 2017 (updated)

What reporters and commentators are writing and saying about the Postal Service, and how NALC members and leaders are making their voices heard.


Service: NALC’s Heroes of the Year include Legionnaires  (The American Legion Magazine)

Logo for The American LegionThe September issue of The American Legion Magazine featured a piece on last year’s NALC Heroes of the Year, focusing on the three winners who are Legionnaires: Hazelwood, MO Branch 5847 (Central Region Hero); Mason City, IA Branch 471’s Bradley Gentz (Humanitarian of the Year); and Lynn, MA Branch 7’s Patrick Byrne (Education Award). The in-print story follows the Legion’s online story from April. The American Legion Magazine has a circulation of 2.2 million readers.

Click here to read the print version (PDF).
Click here to read the online version.

Thank you military veterans (Idaho State Journal)
Letter: Mail a letter, support a vet (Twin Falls Times-News)
Vets: Heart of Postal Service (The Coeur D’Alene Press)
Use the mail, thank a veteran (Idaho Press-Tribune)
Paige letter: Postal Service (Idaho Statesman)

Idaho State Association of Letter Carriers President John Paige had a letter to the editor run in several newspapers: Idaho State Journal on Sept. 5, Twin Falls Times-News on Sept. 6, The Coeur D’Alene Press on Sept. 8, the Idaho Press-Tribune on Sept. 15 and the Idaho Statesman on Sept. 19.

Click here to read the letter in the Idaho State Journal.
Click here to read the letter in the Twin Falls Times-News.
Click here to read the letter in the The Coeur D’Alene Press.
Click here to read the letter in the Idaho Press-Tribune.
Click here to read the letter in the Idaho Statesman.

Postage stamps (Idaho State Journal)
Carriers: Stamp of success (The Coeur D’Alene Press)
Letter: When a stamp is more than a stamp (Twin Falls Times-News)
Postage stamps are symbols of America (Idaho Press-Tribune)
Paige letter: Postage stamps (Idaho Statesman)

Logo for Idaho Press-TribunePaige also had an earlier letter to the editor run in several newspapers: Idaho State Journal on Aug. 7, The Coeur D’Alene Press on Aug. 9, Twin Falls Times-News on Aug. 11, Idaho Press-Tribune on Aug. 16 and Idaho Statesman on Aug. 18.

Click here to read the letter in the Idaho State Journal.
Click here to read the letter in The Coeur D’Alene Press.
Click here to read the letter in the the Twin Falls Times-News.
Click here to read the letter in the Idaho Press-Tribune.
Click here to read the letter in the Idaho Statesman.