Honor vets by protecting USPS
If you’re looking for a way to honor veterans, here’s one: protect the U.S. Postal Service.
I’m a veteran from a family of veterans. After serving in the Marine Corps, I got a good-paying postal job that put me on a solid path to financial security. Now I lead the Detroit Area Local for the American Postal Workers Union. Our 1,500 members include many veterans, some of whom I served with myself.
Across the country, nearly 113,000 veterans now serve as postal workers. With former military members accounting for over 18 percent of our workforce, the Postal Service employs vets at three times their share of the national workforce.
Why? For one thing, military values like hard work, showing up on time, and taking pride in your work set you up perfectly for postal jobs.
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