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NRLCA Veteran’s Day Tribute

Veterans are near and dear to the heart of the NRLCA. More than one in five rural carriers are veterans, and many of us have friends and loved ones serving ... Read More

Heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary

Joshua McGlone, Wheelersburg, OH Rural Carrier Joshua McGlone was delivering mail on a July day in Wheelersburg, OH, when he spotted the wooden front porch of a customer’s home engulfed ... Read More

Confessions of a U.S. Postal Worker (RCA): “We deliver Amazon packages until we drop dead.”

In mid-October, I spoke with a mail carrier who works at a midsize hub of the U.S. Postal Service in rural New England. As a rural carrier associate, they make ... Read More

USPS and NRLCA Sign MOU Expanding Use of ARCs During 2018 Peak Season

Due to the anticipated increase in package volume for the 2018 holiday season, the United States Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers' Association have agreed to expand the ... Read More

Christmas Pay Procedures for Rural Carriers

The 2018 Christmas period for rural carriers begins Saturday, December 1, 2018 (Week 2, Pay Period (PP) 25–2018), and ends Friday, December 21, 2018 (end of Pay Period 26-2018). During ... Read More

More heroes in the rural carrier craft

Brandy Pleasants, Ashland, VA Rural Carrier Brandy Pleasants was delivering mail on a spring day in Ashland, VA, when she stopped at a convenience store. Pleasants discovered that the clerk ... Read More

RURAL CARRIER USER GUIDE

A little info to help you find your way.

RURAL CARRIER TRANSFERS

Visit our Rural Carrier Transfer website if you are looking for a mutual transfer

RURAL CARRIER TIP GUIDE

Tips and tricks from rural carriers

POSTAL RHD

Visit our Postal RHD website if you need to buy or sell a route vehicle