Tonja Hahn, Rapid City, SD

Postal Support Employee Tonja Hahn

Postal Support Employee Tonja Hahn was driving to work recently in Rapid City, SD, when her commute was interrupted by a crisis.

Hahn heard someone crying out for help. When she stopped to investigate, she saw a woman pinned to the ground by a man who appeared to be assaulting her.

The man fled the scene and the woman ran to Hahn for assistance.

Hahn sheltered the victim in her vehicle and pulled into the nearby Post Office parking lot, where she called 911 and comforted the woman until police officers arrived.

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