Alfred Strickland, Carol Stream, IL

Great Lakes Area Sr. Business Service Network Specialist Alfred Strickland was recently on the job in Carol Stream, IL, when a co-worker experienced a lunchtime medical crisis.

The woman had been eating peanuts when she began to choke.

Strickland sprang into action when he realized his colleague was struggling to breathe.

He performed the Heimlich maneuver on her until the obstruction was dislodged.

The woman recovered from the incident.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.