Brad Pennington, Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS, Letter Carrier Brad Pennington was delivering mail when he noticed smoke coming from the roof of a customer’s house. There was no response when Pennington knocked on the door, so he asked a neighbor to call 911. Firefighters arrived, found no one inside and put out the blaze. The homeowner later said Pennington’s action saved his house.

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