Postal Bulletin 22158, July 7, 2005. To form a more perfect union publicity kit. The Mail Moment. Mail puts you in the moment.


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Administrative Services

Directives and Forms Update

Handbook Revision: Handbook AS-353, Guide to Privacy
and the Freedom of Information Act

Customer Relations

Mail Alert

Publicity Kit: To Form A More Perfect Union
Commemorative Stamps

Domestic Mail

DMM Revision: Labeling List Changes

DMM Revision: Pallet Labels

DMM Revision: Preparation of Bundles on BMC Pallets

Notice: New Address — Pricing and Classification
Service Center

Field Information Kit: Premium Forwarding
Service (PFS)


ELM Revision: Updated Promotion Charts Now Available
for Electronic Technicians

Pull-Out Section

Fraud Alert

Domestic Orders

Invalid Express Mail Corporate Account Numbers

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

Missing, Lost, or Stolen Canadian Money Order Forms

Counterfeit Canadian Money Order Forms

Toll-Free Number Available to Verify Canadian
Money Orders

Other Information

Overseas Military Mail

Employees (Continued)

ELM Revision: Postal Police Officers Step Increase
Waiting Period Schedule

Handbook EL-312 Revision: Employment Programs

Self-Sufficient Saving: Buy U.S. Savings Bonds Year-
round With PostalEASE

New and Obsolete Management Instructions: Travel Policy
for Contractor and Non-Postal Service Personnel


Rural Carriers: Equipment Maintenance Allowance Schedule
for Rural Routes

Information Technology

New Management Instruction: Electronic
Messaging (e-mail)

Notice: FAST Launches National Deployment

International Mail

New Edition: International Mail Manual Issue 31


Stamp Announcement 05-19: Presidential Libraries

Stamp Announcement 05-20: American Eagle Stamps

Pictorial Postmarks Announcement

Special Cancellation Die Hubs

Post Offices

Handbook PO-603 Revision: Updated PS Form 4241-A,
U.S. Postal Service Rural Route Evaluation

Post Office Changes


Reminder: Stamps by Mail — Brochure Ordering

What's In Store

Supply Management

Handbook AS-701 Revision: Material Management

Interest Rate on Contract Claims

Postal Bulletin Index

Semiannual Index    PB22158 (7-7-05)

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 22158: 7690-08-000-1101

PB 22157: 7690-08-000-1100

PB 22156: 7690-08-000-1099

PB 22155: 7690-08-0001098

PB 22154: 7690-08-000-1005

PB 22153: 7690-08-000-0915

PB 22152: 7690-08-000-0910

PB 22151: 7690-07-000-0135

PB 22150: 7690-07-000-0134

PB 22149: 7690-07-000-0133

PB 22148: 7690-07-000-0132


PB 22147: 7690-07-000-0131

PB 22146: 7690-07-000-0130

PB 22145: 7690-07-000-0129

PB 22144: 7690-07-000-0128

PB 22143: 7690-07-000-0127

PB 22142: 7690-07-000-0126

PB 22141: 7690-07-000-0125

PB 22140: 7690-07-000-0124

PB 22138: 7690-07-000-0122

PB 22139: 7690-07-000-0123

PB 22138: 7690-07-000-0122


PB 22137: 7690-07-000-0121

PB 22136: 7690-07-000-0120

PB 22135: 7690-07-000-0119

PB 22134: 7690-07-000-0118

PB 22133: 7690-07-000-0117

PB 22132: 7690-07-000-0116

PB 22131: 7690-07-000-0115

PB 22130: 7690-07-000-0114

PB 22128: 7690-07-000-0112

PB 22129: 7690-07-000-0113