Letter carrier Dee Whalen knows the value of her rounds


Dee Whalen has delivered mail to Jefferson City residents for 13 years.

Deployed to Afghanistan last year with the U.S. Navy Reserve, Dee Whalen was grateful to receive letters and packages from home.

Not only was it nice to have something tangible that said someone was thinking of her. It also encouraged her that her civilian job as a letter carrier would still be there.

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