Archive of posts filed under the USPS News category.

Ingrid Bergman honored with Forever stamp

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA — Today, the U.S. Postal Service and Posten AB of Sweden will jointly honor Swedish-born actress Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982), who lit up American and European films for decades.

Special Forever stamps announced for next year’s World Stamp Show in NYC

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The U.S. Postal Service today gave New York City two stamps of approval by announcing the stamp show of the decade — as well as the world’s largest — in the Big Apple, May 28 through June 4 next year. The Postal Service celebrated this news by dedicating the World Stamp Show-NY 2016 Forever stamps today.

New Elvis stamp dedicated at Graceland

MEMPHIS — Today thousands of fans witnessed Priscilla Presley and Postmaster General Megan Brennan dedicate the Music Icons Elvis Presley Forever stamp on the front lawn of his home in Memphis — Graceland — as part of this year’s Elvis Week celebration. Beginning today, the Elvis Presley stamp goes on sale at Post Offices nationwide.

USPS reports $586 million net loss in Q3

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service reported a net loss of $586 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 (April 1, 2015 — June 30, 2015), a reduction of $1.4 billion from the net loss of $2 billion for same period last year.

New version of Elvis Presley’s ‘If I Can Dream’ to accompany stamp dedication Aug. 12

MEMPHIS — Music fans attending the official First-Day-of-Issue ceremony for the Music Icons: Elvis Presley Forever stamp will hear a new version of Elvis’ inspiring song “If I Can Dream” as they’ve never heard it before.

Local Postal Customer Councils recognized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service recognized 24 Postal Customer Councils (PCCs) – in eight award categories – for their achievements and creativity in communication, leadership, membership growth, innovation and educational program offerings in 2015.

USPS salutes United States Coast Guard’s 225th anniversary with Forever stamp

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service commemorated the U.S. Coast Guard on its 225th anniversary today by dedicating a Forever Stamp to honor its role in protecting the security of the nation and advancing vital maritime interests.

U.S. Postal Service Issues Fanciful Flowers Stamped Card

CLACKAMAS, OR — The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated the Fanciful Flowers Forever stamped card at the National Topical Stamp Show.

USPS celebrates the summer of 2015

SACRAMENTO — The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated some of America’s favorite summer foods with four new Forever stamps during a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony at the California State Fair ‑ Cal Expo.