“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” —Herodotus, translated by Professor George Herbert Palmer
Since Colonial days in America, ages before the Pony Express saddled up or the Spirit of St. Louis took off, Postal Service workers have been heroes of the people.
“The Postal Inspection Service is the oldest law enforcement agency in the country, created in 1772—before the Declaration of Independence. Its mission is to protect and defend the nation’s mail system, and that includes elections.”
―Politico.com, Labor Day 2020