Valerie Ryals, Lake City, FL

Lake City, FL, Rural Carrier Valerie Ryals was delivering mail recently when she noticed a man lying unconscious in a yard. She called 911 and performed CPR until emergency responders arrived. A local newspaper later published a letter from the man thanking Ryals for saving his life.

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