Richard Waldemarson, Caribou, ME

Caribou, ME, City Carrier Assistant Richard Waldemarson

City Carrier Assistant Richard Waldemarson was recently delivering mail at an apartment building in Caribou, ME, when he heard someone calling out for help.

Waldemarson soon spotted an older customer collapsed near a walker.

The Postal Service employee immediately called 911.

He remained on the scene and comforted the man until emergency responders arrived.


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