New postmaster is special delivery from New Mexico

Aaron Laurent last served in New Mexico.

BY DOLORES CULLEN

Have you met Storm Lake’s postmaster? His name is Aaron Laurent and he’s held the position since May. A self-proclaimed vagabond, Laurent says the U.S. Postal Service is a good place for those who like to move, because there are 600,000 employees and jobs available all over.

He’s lived in 19 places. He was born in Massachusetts. He’s lived in Illinois, Alabama and three places in New Mexico. He joined the Marines and from the mid-to-late 90s he was a military policeman in Missouri and California.

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