Meiko S. Patton

Meiko S. Patton is a writer for the federal government and the author of the #1 Amazon Best-Selling book, How a Postage Stamp Saved My Life.

Letter Carrier Rescues Lost Toddler

September 2, 2014 8:11 AM

Santa Ana District’s Pomona Letter Carrier Sheree Walker was in her vehicle delivering her route when she saw a small child all alone on a nearby sidewalk.

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SF Postal Police to the Rescue

August 25, 2014 12:24 PM

San Francisco Postal Police Officers Raymond Tam and Harry Leung were providing security at a USPS booth during the city’s Chinatown Lunar New Year Festival, attended by thousands of people, when they noticed a five-year-old girl standing alone next to the booth.

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Keen Attention Helps Elderly Man

August 18, 2014 9:42 AM

San Francisco District Letter Carrier Richard Cairo was delivering mail when he noticed several irregularities in the normal schedule of an elderly customer and ultimately decided to call the police.

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Is Your Brain Limiting Your Federal Success?

Thanks to the way our brains work, we have a built-in tendency to see what we want to see as well as what we expect to see. The author says this has implications for employees in their federal careers.

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37th Los Angeles Postmaster Takes Helm

May 28, 2014 11:32 AM

Al Santos recently became the 37th postmaster of Los Angeles.

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Stamps Honor Hero of World War II

March 16, 2014 3:30 PM

WWII Medal of Honor recipient Walter Ehlers is only one of eight living recipients of the award among WWII veterans. He was recently presented with a framed edition of the recently issued WWII Medal of Honor stamps in honor of his service.

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HCR Honored For Service

March 13, 2014 9:25 AM

The Eagle Spirit Award is the highest award given to a highway contractor by USPS. Recently, this award was bestowed upon Sacramento’s Oakhurst Post Office HCR Kenneth Peterson for his 24 years of dedicated service.

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Seaside Carrier Helps Elderly Woman

March 8, 2014 7:40 PM

Seaside, CA letter carrier Rafael Leon recently helped save an elderly woman who had fallen and was injured inside of her home.

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Groveland Team Praised For Outstanding Service

March 3, 2014 9:32 PM

During last year’s “Rim Fire,” Sacramento’s Groveland Postmaster Norma Powell and her employees won praise from several quarters for providing assistance to firefighters, fire victims and USPS officials.

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The Importance of Self-Discipline and Determination in Your Success

January 15, 2014 3:38 PM

You can spend years learning various success principles, but the author says that until you develop the quality of self-discipline, none of the others will work for you.

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