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Women in the U.S. Postal System


In Their Own Words

Women Talk About Their Experiences in the Postal Service

“We’re the luckiest women in the world”

While not all female postal employees agree with postmaster Carrie LeNoir, they come from a proud tradition of women serving the country through the post office. Listen to current and retired postal workers discuss their lives as women in America’s postal system.

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Postmaster General: Samuel Osgood
Postmaster General: Samuel Osgood