Postal Bulletin 22131, June 24, 2004. Passport Services Publicity kit in this issue. Delivering results with everything you do.


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Help Us Help You Save Time and Money

Administrative Services

Directives and Forms Update

Customer Relations

Mail Alert

NALC "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive Collects Millions of Pounds of Food

Half a Million Packages Can't Be Wrong — Carrier Pickup Service Picks Up a Milestone

Publicity Kit: Passport Services

Domestic Mail

DMM Revision: Records of Deposits for Pending

DMM and IMM Reminder: Upcoming Mail Preparation Changes

Reminder: Administration of the Private Express

PS Form 1500: Proper Procedures for Completing and Accepting Applications for Prohibitory Orders


Ordering Information: 50-Year Service Pin

2004 U.S. Postal Service National Awards Program for Diversity Achievement

Revision to Postal Service Guidelines on Anthrax

Election Campaigns — Hatch Act and Other

Information Technology

New Management Instruction: MI EL 660-2004-02, Limited Personal Use of Government Office Equipment Including Information Technology

International Mail

IMM and Publication 51 Revisions: Global Express Guaranteed Service

Pull-Out Section

Fraud Alert

All Personnel Processing Mail For Dispatch Abroad: Foreign Order No. 498

Withholding of Mail Orders

Invalid Express Mail Corporate Account Numbers

Missing, Lost, or Stolen US Money Order Forms

Missing, Lost, or Stolen Canadian Money Order

Counterfeit Canadian Money Order Forms

Toll-Free Number Available to Verify Canadian Money Orders

Other Information

Overseas Military Mail

Missing Children Posters

Independence Day Poster

Notice to All Employees: Thrift Savings Plan Fact

International Mail (Continued)

Correction — Effective Date: Discontinuance of Global Direct — Canada Service


New Management Instruction: MI AS-333-2004-7, Direct Marketing Co-branded Products or Services to Employees



Stamp Announcement 04-23: James Baldwin

Pictorial Cancellations Announcement

Special Cancellation Die Hubs

Post Offices

Post Office Changes


Handbook PO-102 Revision/Correction: Vending
Servicing Employee

Notice: Meter Technology Migrating to Digital and
IBI Meters

Notice: Policy for Disposal of Meter Keys and Seals

Reminder: Stamps By Mail — Brochure Ordering

Supply Management

Ordering Instructions: POW-MIA Flags

Access to Material Logistics Bulletins

National M/A-COM Contract — Terminated

Postal Bulletin Index

2003 Annual Index    PB22119 (1-8-04)

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 22131: 7690-07-000-0115

PB 22130: 7690-07-000-0114

PB 22129: 7690-07-000-0113

PB 22128: 7690-07-000-0112

PB 22127: 7690-07-000-0111

PB 22126: 7690-07-000-0110

PB 22125: 7690-07-000-0109

PB 22124: 7690-07-000-0108

PB 22123: 7690-07-000-0107

PB 22122: 7690-05-000-5991

PB 22121: 7690-05-000-5990

PB 22120: 7690-05-000-5989

PB 22119: 7690-05-000-5988

PB 22118: 7690-05-000-5987

PB 22117: 7690-05-000-5986

PB 22116: 7690-05-000-5985

PB 22115: 7690-05-000-5984

PB 22114: 7690-05-000-5983

PB 22113: 7690-05-000-5982

PB 22112: 7690-05-000-5981

PB 22111: 7690-05-000-5980

PB 22110: 7690-05-000-5979

PB 22109: 7690-05-000-5978

PB 22108: 7690-05-000-5977

PB 22107: 7690-05-000-5976

PB 22106: 7690-05-000-5975

PB 22105: 7690-05-000-5974

PB 22104: 7690-05-000-5973

PB 22103: 7690-05-000-5972