HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS HIGHEST CIVILIAN DEFENSE MEDAL TO JAY BLOUNT OF GREENVILLE
Blount Only the Second Mississippian to Earn Prestigious Honor Based on his Sacrifices as a Civilian Contractor in Iraq
PHOTO: U.S. Senator Hyde-Smith presents Jay Blount of Greenville (center) with the Defense of Freedom medal, the highest Defense Department honor for a civilian.
(From left: son and daughter-in-law Heath and Megan Blount; grandson Sutton Blount; daughter Jade Melton; Sutton; Hyde-Smith; LTC...