Local Hero Receives Medal

On Jan. 24, Kevin Jones, a partner at Wildwood Resort & Marina was awarded the Public Service Commendation Medal for his selfless actions which lead to the water rescue of a marina patron at the Cordell Hull Lake, Nashville District.

On Aug. 5, 2019, a patron of Wildwood Resort & Marina entered the lake when his truck, trailer and vessel descended uncontrollably down the boat ramp. Jones heard distress calls and ran towards the scene to offer aid in the situation. The distressed patron stated he could not swim, so Jones proceeded to enter the water to rescue the individual.

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