Washington, D.C.  20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                       Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                       The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                                February 4, 2009

                         United States Steel Corporation
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

       Delaware                1-16811               25-1897152
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   (State or other        (Commission File          (IRS Employer
   jurisdiction of             Number)           Identification No.)

       600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA              15219-2800
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       (Address of principal executive               (Zip Code)

                                 (412) 433-1121
                         (Registrant's telephone number,
                              including area code)


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On February 9, 2009, United States Steel Corporation announced that Thomas W.
Sterling, Senior Vice President - Administration, and Larry G. Schultz, Senior
Vice President & Controller (the Corporation's principal accounting officer),
provided notice to the Corporation effective February 4, 2009, that they were
electing to retire pursuant to the terms of a voluntary early retirement
program.  A copy of the press releases in substantially the forms released are
filed herewith as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

      (d)  Exhibits

           99.1 Press release titled "U. S. Steel Senior Vice President-
                Administration Thomas W. Sterling to Retire"

           99.2 Press release titled "U. S. Steel Senior Vice President &
                Controller Larry G. Schultz to Retire"


     Pursuant  to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of  1934,  the
registrant  has  duly  caused this report to be signed  on  its  behalf  by  the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


By   /s/ Gretchen R. Haggerty
     Gretchen R. Haggerty
     Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Dated:  February 9, 2009