Idaho Man Has Worked As An Air-Mail Carrier For 38 Years

The Mail Pilot
APArnold on the job

Everyone knows the United States Postal Service is in trouble. Indeed, the USPS had a total of 787,538 workers back in 2000. Yet as of the last official count in 2010, the figure dropped to 583,908. Amid all the reductions and reorganizations, however, 76-year old Ray Arnold soldiers on as the last wilderness air-mail courier delivering mail in the continental United States.