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Letter Carriers’ Heroics = Just Another Day at USPS, Transcript

Transcript for the November Podcast.

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A singer’s influence and a hero’s courage remembered

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Left: The new Janis Joplin Forever Stamp. Right: Korean War hero Hiroshi Miyamura receives a framed version of the new Medal of Honor - Koraen War stamps from Gallup, NM, Postmaster Thelma Malone.
Some of the best music from the "Summer of Love" is remembered in the September 2014 edition of Your Postal Podcast.
Retired postal employee Jae Whitaker lived with legendary Janis Joplin during the rock singer's journey to the peak of her fame and reminisced in an interview with Your Postal Podcast on the releases of the Forever Stamp honoring her friend.
Later in the program, you'll hear thoughts from a Medal of Honor recipient who demonstrated bravery and valor during the Korean War. Hiroshi Miyamura is one of the medal recipients whose photo is included on the new Medal of Honor - Korean War stamp folio. His appearance on the stamp sheet was celebrated at a recent ceremony in his native Gallup, NM.
Read a transcript of the show here.
The audio and transcript versions of this and previous editions of Your Postal Podcast are available at YourPostalPodcast.comThanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal.
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A singer’s influence and a hero’s courage remembered — transcript

Transcript for the Sept. 2014 Podcast.

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Postal employees shine in two unique California tourist spots

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Left: San Francisco City Carriers Lau Ming, Daryl Ha and Alma Silva-Orden pose aboard the famous cable cars they use to travel to and from their delivery routes. Right: Death Valley Postmaster William VanBokkelen surveys the hot summer landscape outside his Post Office.
This edition of Your Postal Podcast lets you walk -- or ride -- a mile in the shoes of USPS employees in two wildly different California communities, both of which attract the attention of tourists from around the world.
First, you'll travel to San Francisco to learn how some letter carriers use the city's most famous means of public transit to service their routes. Next, you'll head south to Death Valley for some perspective on what it's like to provide mail service in the hottest town on the face of the earth.
Read a transcript of the show here.
Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit YourPostalBlog for dailyupdates on all things postal. 
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Cartoons, Carriers and Composers

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Family Circus cartoonist Jeff Keane (left) displays this year's poster artwork for the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive at his California studio. Right: Steve Byam and Craig Randolph, fellow Medford, OR, letter carriers are making music together in their band, "Post." (Jeff Keane photo courtesy Spencer Keane.)

The story behind the Family Circus cartoons used to publicize each year's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive leads off April's edition of Your Postal Podcast. Next, you'll hear how two Oregon letter carriers have formed a band to create music inspired by their work. 

The podcast concludes with a news roundup and details on how to enter to win an official program from the Austin, TX, First Day of Issue Ceremony for the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp.
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Cartoons, Carriers and Composers — Transcript

Transcript for the April 2014 podcast.

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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, 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.

 

Listen to Your Postal Podcast on your mobile device at YourPostalPodcast.com/mobile.

 

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for all things postal.

 

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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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Listen to Your Postal Podcast on your mobile device at YourPostalPodcast.com/mobile.

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal. 

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Twelve carriers caroling — about Priority Mail, Transcript

Transcript for the December 2013 Podcast.

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