Russell Barrus Jr., Harrisburg, PA

When Letter Carrier Russell Barrus Jr. was recently delivering mail in a Harrisburg, PA, apartment complex, he heard someone yell for CPR. He responded to the call and found a man collapsed with no pulse. Barrus and a neighbor performed CPR, revived the man and stayed with him until paramedics arrived. The man recovered.


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