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My Postman's Suggestion

It was actually my postman, he delivered my mail every day and we’d start talking and he was a real nice guy and he said, you should take the exam. … …read more

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Union Family

I retired from the military and needed a job. I’ve been there for 25 years. I come from a union family. I come from California originally. When… …read more

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The Post Office at First and Main

I’m a Vietnam Vet. I got out of the service in 1972. I moved to Missouri where my wife was from and I didn’t know a soul. It was in 1972 and it… …read more

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My Reason for Joining

I left a Fortune 500 company to join the Post Office in 1988 because they were paying me $4,000 more and I had gotten passed up for a promotion and I… …read more

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How I was Exposed to the Post Office

I was retired from the military for about two years and I got this letter in the mail saying that in order to continue my veteran’s benefits from… …read more

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Part Time Job to Career

I just wanted a part time job. I was going to school full time for Human Services, that’s all I wanted to do, just work part time. So I started as… …read more

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Project Transition

I was in the Navy. And when I was in the Navy, I was getting ready to get out and they had a program called Project Transition. I was stationed in… …read more

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A Cold Day when I took the Exam

I needed the job then. I had just gotten off active duty in 1959. It wasn’t until later that year that I took the exam. It was actually December… …read more

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Community Involvement

I joined the Postal Service because I wanted to be able to work in the community. I was originally hired in as a mail carrier and I was pregnant then… …read more

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Job Security

I got out of the Army in 1958. There was lay off after lay off in the Eisenhower administration and, in order to have a job, I joined the Army in… …read more

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