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TWRA employees honored
Jon Ellis Receiving letter of commendation from commander Jason Gustin
John Ellis receiving award
Tellico Hatchery manager Jon Ellis and technician Rob Theurer were recently awarded letters of commendation and silver challenge coins from the U.S. Navy for their assistance with the tragic crash of the U.S T-45 Goshawk near the fish hatchery located in Monroe County. TWRA staff assisted in several capacities throughout the recovery efforts for several days in the area’s rough terrain. The Tellico Hatchery served as headquarters for the U.S. Navy, Marine Corp and Airforce.