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Kentucky Lock operator cited for preventing $5 million of potential damages
Maj. Gen. Robert F. Whittle Jr., USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division commanding general; presents the U.S. Army Meritorious Civilian Service Medal to Lock Operator Joshua C. Mullins at Kentucky Lock in Grand Rivers, Ky., Oct. 3, 2019. Mullins is recognized for preventing $5 million in potential damage when he observed a barge listing on the shoreline of Kentucky Lake and taking action to prevent the loss of a concrete shell used to construct a coffer dam and permanent lock wall as part of the Kentucky Lock Addition Project.