Congratulations, Here's Your Mountain!

When you work for the federal government, they may not pay you a lot. But as a federal employee, you do get some rather unusual benefits.

Roger Payne retired this year from his post as executive secretary of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.

As a thank you for his 33 years of service in the Interior Department, he had a mountain named after him.

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