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Summary of My Career

I began my career in March 1965 as a PTF at the Main Post Office Milwaukee WI. I was promoted to be a Methods & Standards Analyst PS-6 in 1971. In… …read more

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The day I became a Postmaster

Working many years as a Clerk than a Carrier in the town of Blue Bell,PA and I was notified one day when I finished my route to report to the… …read more

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I took the test

I was took the test in 1977...At Lee High School....its gone now. I was sooooo nervous.I studied the practice test they sent me for hours and hours.… …read more

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My Proudest Moment

My rural route consisted of 83 miles and 635 boxes per day in Lancaster, KY. Much of it was very rural areas on one lane roads. I had two places on… …read more

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Why I Joined

I decided to go to college at Kearney State Nebraska Teachers College. After my first semester, I was in financial trouble, so I took a civil service… …read more

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I worked from 10:00PM to 6:30AM while working in the office on the holidays. I would receive calls from people at about 3 to 5 in the morning asking… …read more

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My personal postal "dog story"

Every postal carrier has at least one dog story---here is my favorite one. I began my postal career in 1980 as a PTF (Part Time Flexible)… …read more

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Ben Franklin Stamp Clubs

I spent my entire postal career in the Kingman, Az 86401 office. One of my most enjoyable jobs was being involved in the Ben Franklin Stamp Club… …read more

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My Postal Family

While searching my family tree - I found out that my great great father Charles Phelps Briggs was the first Postmaster in Napa, Calif in the late… …read more

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I was a Postal hero, too!

My first career job at USPS was as a Window/Distribution Clerk. As such, I didn't have alot of opportunities to be a hero, like the carriers… …read more

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