Rochester, NY, City Carrier Assistant Robert Franklin is receiving recognition on social media for an impromptu display of patriotism.
A Rochester, NY, postal employee is receiving praise on social media after he was photographed saluting the flag while making deliveries recently.City Carrier Assistant Robert Franklin was finishing his Sunday deliveries when he saw a customer raising an American flag outside his home.
“Unbeknownst to me, a neighbor saw and took a photo,” Franklin said.
The post has been shared more than 2,500 times on Facebook.
Last year, a Pensacola, FL, letter carrier also received praise on social media after he was photographed saluting a military veteran’s funeral procession.Franklin appreciates the positive response.
“It’s a way to show as an arm of the federal government, we are the stewards of these customs and courtesies.”