John Little, Columbia, SC

Columbia, SC, Letter Carrier John Little was on his route when he saw a leashed dog running loose. Little knew where the dog belonged and took the animal to its home, where he found the owner lying on the ground. She had fallen and injured herself. After Little called 911, the woman was taken to a hospital and treated for a broken hip. She later wrote a letter thanking Little.

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