Guitar legend’s sister reflects on new Jimi Hendrix stamp

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Janie Hendrix, sister of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, talks about how her family feels about the new Music Icons stamp issued in his honor. A Postal Service delivery truck makes a stop on its Arizona route, where it shares the street with private airplanes, as a nearby road sign indicates.

Hear thoughts from Jimi Hendrix’s sister about the new Forever stamp honoring the legendary rock musician in March’s edition of Your Postal Podcast.

You’ll also hear the story of a southern Arizona letter carrier who shares the road with some unusual vehicles, as well as the latest postal news. You’ll also learn how you can enter to win a Civil War 1861 Commemorative Folio.  

The transcript version of this podcast can be read here.

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Transcript for the March, 2014 show. Click below.

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Taking wing with two Postal success stories

Customer Connect Coordinator Delbert Marcum (left) briefs fellow Colorado Springs carriers on how to identify new customers. Newly-hatched chicks (right) prepare to hit the road for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and destinations beyond, via the mail.

Go behind the scenes to see how baby chicks are shipped and also learn how letter carriers work as effective members of the Postal Service sales force in February's edition of Your Postal Podcast.

You'll also hear a roundup of the latest postal news and learn how you can enter to win a book featuring the Innovative Choreographers Forever Stamps.

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Taking wing with two Postal success stories, transcript

Transcript for the February edition of Your Postal Podcast.

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Coping With the Cold and Introducing Cool New Technology

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, Clerk, postal news, postal, post office, mail, Delivery, postal carriers, cold weather, technology by yourpostalpodcast on January 22nd, 2014

Fairbanks, AK City Carrier James Bratten is layered up for delivery in one of the coldest climates in the nation. Pictured at right, Postal Support Assistant Denise Cardelli serves a customer in the lobby of the Litchfield Park, AZ Post Office using the new Mobile Point of Service device.

 

In this edition you’ll discover why a carrier in Fairbanks, AK takes cold showers in the morning to stay warm despite sub-zero temperatures.

Plus, the podcast will introduce you to a cool new device that’s improving customer service in some Arizona Post Offices.

And, you’ll get a roundup of the latest postal news and learn how you can enter to win a set of Latin Music Legends Commemorative Prints and Forever Stamps.

You can read a transcript of this show here.

 

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Coping With the Cold and Introducing Cool New Technology — Transcript

Posted in Delivery, cold weather, technology by yourpostalpodcast on January 22nd, 2014

Transcript for the January 2014 Episode of Your Postal Postal Podcast

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Twelve carriers caroling — about Priority Mail

Jamie Wright, Postmaster of Lost Hills, CA, portrays a singing letter carrier in the Postal Service's holiday TV ad promoting Priority Mail.

This edition of the podcast comes home for the holidays with a look at the U.S. Postal Service's popular new television commercial promoting Priority Mail. One of the Postal Service employees who appeared in the tuneful TV spot provides a look behind-the-scenes.

You'll also hear a roundup of the latest postal news and learn how you can enter to win a set of Garden of Love Notecards in time for Valentine's Day.

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Twelve carriers caroling — about Priority Mail, Transcript

Transcript for the December 2013 Podcast.

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Celebrating World War II heroes and a pop culture phenomenon

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, Stamps, postal news, postal, post office, stamp collecting by yourpostalpodcast on November 20th, 2013

World War II Medal of Honor recipient and retired Denver USPS employee George Sakato (center) is surrounded by friends and former co-workers during a Denver celebration of Sakato's appearance on the new Medal of Honor Forever Stamps Folio. Riight: Young wizard Harry Potter as shown on one of 20 stamps from the new collectible booklet chronicling Harry and his friends' cinematic adventures.

This edition of Your Postal Podcast celebrates one member of "The Greatest Generation," George Sakato, a former Denver postal clerk who also happens to be one of just eight surviving World War II veterans who received the Medal of Honor. New Forever Stamps issued this month honor Sakato and 463 other World War II Medal of Honor recipients.

You'll also hear fan reaction to the Postal Service's issuance of a collectible stamp booklet celebrating the wizarding adventures of Harry Potter. You'll also hear a brief roundup of the latest postal news and learn how you can enter to win an official program from the Harry Potter stamps' First Day of Issue ceremony.

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Celebrating World War II heroes and a pop culture phenomenon, transcript

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, postal news, postal, post office, stamp by yourpostalpodcast on November 20th, 2013

Transcript for the November 2013 Podcast.

To read the transcript, click here.

 

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