KNOXVILLE, Tenn.(WVLT)--The three nominees include FBI Special Agent Steve Richardson of Maynardville. Richardson was in charge of the rescue of a little boy in Alabama after he was kidnapped off a school bus.
Morristown native and Carson-Newman grad Jason Pack is the FBI's spokesperson. He was on the scene of the Alabama kidnapping and
Boston Marathon bombings.
Tim Green is a bomb specialist from Soddy Daisy.
All three East Tennesseans are up for the Service to America medal for outstanding service in homeland security and law enforcement. The award will be announced in October.