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Commander-In-Chief Pens Special Note

Mike “The Mailman” Herr has delivered many letters during his 48-year career at the University Park Post Office, which will end April 1, 2016 with his decision to retire from the job he accepted April 1, 1968.

It was his five-year plan

This past weekend, Herr was on the receiving end of a letter from President Barack Obama, thanking him for his service to the federal government in keeping the nation’s promise to meet its responsibilities to the American People.

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To read the Penn State Magazine’s full story, click HERE