Jul 23, 2018

New Forever Stamp Salutes First Responders

Dedication Ceremony at Montana Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center

First Responders Forever stamp

WHO:

The firefighters, emergency medical professionals and law enforcement officers who serve our communities across the nation.

WHAT:

Honored on a Forever stamp at U.S. Postal Service first-day-of-issue ceremony

WHEN:

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
11 a.m. (MDT)

WHERE:  

Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center 
5765 W. Broadway St.
Missoula, MT 59808

WHY:

Emergencies of various types occur in our communities every day, from crimes and medical incidents to accidents and fires. These critical situations require men and women who possess the training and knowledge to rescue the endangered, treat the injured, and restore safety and order. With this stamp, the Postal Service recognizes all first responders for their skill, dedication and uncommon bravery.

Note: The dedicating official will be Guy Cottrell, Chief Postal Inspector, U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

Artist Brian Stauffer worked with art director and designer Antonio Alcal√° and designer Ricky Altizer to create this stamp. Additional details will be provided before the ceremony date.