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Rural carrier heroes on the route

Tammy Covietz, Jordan, MN Rural Carrier Tammy Covietz was recently delivering mail to an older customer’s home in Jordan, MN, when the man fell while walking to the front door. Covietz promptly administered first aid to the customer, whose head…

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Sergio Cobain, Brooksville, FL Rural Carrier Sergio Cobain was delivering mail in Brooksville, FL, in January when he spotted a customer lying on the ground beside a road. Cobain rushed to check on the woman, who was unconscious, and immediately…


Rural Carrier heroes across the country

Bridget Lipp, Abrams, WI Rural Carrier Associate Bridget Lipp was delivering mail in March on an isolated dead-end road in Abrams, WI, when she spotted a 95-year-old customer, Alma Rowell, on the ground outside her home. Lipp rushed to aid…


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Harold Durham Grand Prairie, TX Rural Carrier Harold Durham was delivering mail in Grand Prairie, TX, one day last fall when he spotted a toddler alone at a busy intersection. Durham stopped to check on the boy, who was around…


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Tanya Morris, Perry, GA, Rural Carrier Tanya Morris was recently delivering mail in Perry, GA, when she spotted smoke pouring out of a customer’s home. Morris immediately called 911 and alerted neighbors, who converged on the scene to check on…


RCAs doing the hero thing

John Bondy, Clark, MO Rural Carrier Associate John Bondy was delivering mail on a wet November day last year in Clark, MO, when he spotted a pregnant customer collapsed on muddy ground near her front porch. Bondy rushed to aid…


Rural Carriers making the world a better place

Allyssa Tones, Perry, NY Rural Carrier Allyssa Tones had just finished her day recently at the Perry, NY, Post Office when she spotted smoke billowing from the second floor of a building that houses a bowling alley downstairs and apartments…


Rural Carrier heroes at it again

Ashley Deasey,Buffalo Mills, PA Rural Carrier Ashley Deasey was delivering mail in Buffalo Mills, PA, one day last fall when she saw that a customer’s home was on fire. While calling 911, Deasey rushed to the front door and knocked,…




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Brandy Pleasants, Ashland, VA Rural Carrier Brandy Pleasants was delivering mail on a spring day in Ashland, VA, when she stopped at a convenience store. Pleasants discovered that the clerk was in medical distress and urgently needed care as he…


Rural Carrier Heroes across the country!!

Michele Williams, Ocklawaha, FL Rural Carrier Michele Williams was on her way to work recently in Ocklawaha, FL, when she spotted a disabled customer being attacked by a dog. Williams stopped to assist the man, using dog repellent spray to…



Rural Carrier heroes doing what rural carriers do

Tracey Johnson, Ridgeland, MS Rural Carrier Tracey Johnson was recently delivering mail in a Ridgeland, MS, neighborhood when she spotted a little boy by himself alongside a street. He started crying when she stopped and asked him where his mother…


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Suzanne Mates, Ithaca, MI Rural Carrier Eric Pierce was recently delivering mail on a rainy day in Lavonia, GA, when he saw a worrisome sight: a broken guardrail on a bridge over a lake. Pierce stopped to investigate and spotted…


More rural carrier being heroes

Loraine Hayward, Wysox, PA Rural Carrier Loraine Hayward has been keeping a close eye on a newly widowed older customer in Wysox, PA, and her attentiveness recently made a crucial difference. Hayward was delivering mail to the customer’s garage —…