Postal Service employees were recognized throughout 2017 for moments when co-workers needed a heroic helping hand.
Dodge City, KS, Letter Carrier Rex Romesburg was among those who performed the Heimlich maneuver on co-workers who were choking.
Others, like Adam Quiles Jr., a mail handler equipment operator in Honolulu, rushed to the aid of co-workers injured on the job.
Elbert Baldwin got help for a fellow custodian in Houston who experienced a medical emergency, while five Papillion, NE, Post Office employees rallied around a tractor trailer operator during his medical crisis on the loading dock.
In Williamsville, NY, Letter Carrier Rene Brown spotted a stroke victim collapsed on a front lawn and soon realized he was a fellow carrier at home on leave.
“I know without Gary on the work floor, I wouldn’t be here,” Retail Associate Lynette Wilmer later told a Philadelphia TV station.