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Thank a veteran

United Mine Workers of America President Cecil Roberts Jr., a sixth-generation coal miner and a Vietnam War veteran, sent a video message encouraging NALC members and all Americans to take time to honor the men and women who served their country in the Vietnam War. In the video message, he recounted an emotional meeting with an NALC member and veteran he met after speaking at NALC’s 2010 national convention in Anaheim, CA. Since then, NALC has formed the Veterans Group, which provides NALC members who are military veterans with access to the information and tools specific to veterans’ rights and benefits within the U.S Postal Service. At the 2018 NALC convention in Detroit, the Veterans Group assembled 2,000 care kit bags for local homeless veterans. It’s just one of the many ways that NALC members are remembering to say, “Thank you for your service.”

Information about the NALC Veterans Group and the project at the 2018 convention is here

Roberts’s video is here: