Wanted:U.S. Postal Inspectors -- Postal Bulletin, Published Since March 4, 1880. PB 22096, February 20, 2003.

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Child Alert

Missing Children Posters

Customer Relations

Mail Alert

Domestic Mail

Confirmation Services Customers and Manifesting
System Vendors: New File Transmission
Procedures for Confirmation Services Customers
and Manifesting System Vendors

Handbook DM-109 Revision: Clarifications to
Handbook DM-109, Business Mail Acceptance

Overseas Military Mail


Wanted: U.S. Postal Inspectors - Only the
Exceptional Need Apply

ELM Revision: Changes in Eligibility Requirements
for Rural Carrier Step Increases

Notice to All Employees: Thrift Savings Plan Fact

International Mail

IMM and Publication 51 Revision: Changes in
Mailing Items to Norway

New Edition: International Mail Manual
Issue 28

International Mail Services Stand-Up Talk: Your
Window of Opportunity - Global Priority Mail

ICM Updates/Correction: International Customized

ICM Updates: International Customized Mail

Fraud Alert

Withholding of Mail Orders

Invalid Express Mail Corporate Account

Missing, Lost, or Stolen U.S. Money Order

Missing, Lost, or Stolen Canadian Money Order

Counterfeit Canadian Money Order Forms

Toll-Free Number Available to Verify Canadian
Money Orders

International Mail (continued)


Notice: Heroes of 2001 Merchandise for Sale

Update: USPS Official Licensed Product
Manufacturers and Distributors


Stamp Announcement 03-08: Pelican Island
National Wildlife Refuge

Stamp Announcement 03-09: Sea Coast
Nonprofit Stamp

Pictorial Cancellations Announcement

Special Cancellation Die Hubs

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge Pictorial

Summaries of Recent USPS News Releases

Post Offices

Post Office Changes


Reminder: Carrier Release Program

Retail Associates: Keep the Mail Safe

Supply Management

Notice: Interest Rate on Contract Claims

Cingular Wireless Offers Discounted Equipment
and Services

Transportation Contract Support System (TCSS)
Is Coming

Postal Service eFleet Program Wins Big in E-Gov
Awards Program

Postal Bulletin Distribution

Postal Bulletin Index

2002 Annual Index PB 22094 (1-23-03)

The Postal Bulletin is published biweekly; information is effective for one year unless it changes a permanent directive or unless otherwise specified.

Ordering Information: Following is the list of postal stock numbers (PSNs) to use when ordering copies of the Postal Bulletin from the MDC:

PB 22096: 7690-05-000-5965

PB 22095: 7690-05-000-5964

PB 22094: 7690-05-000-4859

PB 22093: 7690-05-000-4858

PB 22092: 7690-05-000-4857

PB 22091: 7690-05-000-4856

PB 22090: 7690-05-000-4855

PB 22089: 7690-05-000-4854

PB 22088: 7690-05-000-4853

PB 22087: 7690-05-000-4852

PB 22086: 7690-05-000-4851

PB 22085: 7690-05-000-4850

PB 22084: 7690-05-000-4849

PB 22083: 7690-05-000-4848

PB 22082: 7690-05-000-4847

PB 22081: 7690-05-000-4846

PB 22080: 7690-05-000-4845

PB 22079: 7690-05-000-4844

PB 22078: 7690-05-000-4843

PB 22077: 7690-05-000-4842

PB 22076: 7690-05-000-4841

PB22075A: 7690-05-000-5051

PB 22075: 7690-05-000-4840

PB 22074: 7690-05-000-4839

PB 22073: 7690-05-000-4838

PB 22072: 7690-05-000-4837

PB 22071: 7690-05-000-4836

PB 22070: 7690-05-000-4835

PB 22069: 7690-05-000-4834