William Pankins, Memphis, TN

Memphis, TN, Letter Carrier William Pankins was delivering mail recently when a distressed man ran out of a house choking. Unable to dislodge the food from the man’s throat, Pankins called 911. Emergency responders arrived and helped the man breathe again. He credited Pankins with 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.