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Remember Medal of Honor recipients on Veterans Day 11/11/2020
VIDEO: 2020 Marine Corps Birthday Message 11/10/2020
'I'm absolutely proud to be a Marine,' W.Va. war hero Woody Williams says in video message 11/10/2020
Order would ensure WWII medal holder is honored correctly 11/09/2020
This year's Marine Corps birthday video is a who’s who of service heroes 11/06/2020
Medal of Honor recipients to appear on Exchange’s ‘Chief Chat’ broadcasts this month to share valor stories 11/04/2020
Honoring All Who Served in WWII 11/02/2020
America’s Last Living WWII Medal of Honor Recipients Are the Example Our Nation Needs 11/01/2020
Capito requests state funeral for WWII Medal of Honor recipient 10/30/2020
Tennessee Senators Ask State Funeral For Last Surviving Medal Of Honor Recipient From World War II 10/11/2020
Medal of Honor recipient celebrates 97th birthday 10/02/2020
WWII Medal Of Honor Recipient Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams Talks War, Faith, And The Nation 10/02/2020
Gov. Justice, Woody Williams dedicate section of WV Turnpike as Gold Star Families Memorial Highway 10/01/2020
Justice dedicates Gold Star Families Memorial Highway 10/01/2020
Governor Justice dedicates part of West Virginia Turnpike to Gold Star families 09/30/2020
Memorial ceremonies in region observe solemn 9-11 anniversary 09/11/2020
Remembering 9/11 09/11/2020
Limited 9/11 Memorials Continue In 2020 09/11/2020
Honoring Gold Star Families 09/10/2020
Last Surviving Iwo Jima Medal of Honor Recipient Makes Pilgrimage to Iwo Jima Memorial 09/08/2020
Bridge dedicated to six brothers who served during WWII 09/05/2020
Iwo Jima Medal of Honor Recipient Recounts Battle Experiences 09/04/2020
Williams participates in V-J Day observances with Trump 09/02/2020
Hershel “Woody” Williams to participate in ceremonies to commemorate 75th anniversary of end of WWII 09/02/2020
Williams takes part in national WWII commemoration 09/02/2020
Wilmington named the country’s first World War II Heritage City 09/02/2020
Centennial birthday parade set for Marine veteran… Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams to attend 08/25/2020
‘Apocalypse ’45’ Offers New Look at Pacific Theater 08/17/2020
DeWine encourages Trump to give Ohio veteran Presidential Medal of Freedom 08/14/2020
‘Apocalypse ’45’ revisits harrowing war in the Pacific 08/12/2020
USS 'Woody' Williams leaves for Africa on inaugural deployment 07/28/2020
Navy’s Expeditionary Warfare Capacity Abroad Expands With ESB’s Deployment 07/28/2020
USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams Leaves Norfolk for First Deployment After Being Redesignated 07/28/2020
Expeditionary Seabase USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams Deploys for AFRICOM 07/27/2020
Congressman Bill Johnson urges President Trump to honor war hero with Medal of Freedom 07/27/2020
WWII Anniversary: The lessons learned — Medal of Honor recipient reflects on upcoming milestone of war’s end 07/25/2020
Honors: Hershel “Woody” Williams deserves Medal of Freedom 07/24/2020
Supporting Presidential Medal of Freedom to Williams 07/15/2020
Amid pandemic, Logan hosts West Virginia Freedom Festival 07/08/2020
AARP: Witnesses to World War II History 07/01/2020
Veterans organizations offer support to bill honoring Hershel “Woody” Williams 07/01/2020
WV Freedom Festival begins July 1 07/01/2020
Yeager Airport earning reputation as home base for military training operations 06/26/2020
Hopes for unified America part of Huntington’s Flag Day ceremony 06/14/2020
More support to award Woody Williams with Presidential Medal of Freedom 06/11/2020
Medal of Honor recipient says his decoration belongs to those who never made it home 06/04/2020
Honoring Real Hero 05/30/2020
Manchin, Wicker, Hyde-Smith, Capito urge President Trump to award medal of freedom to Hershel “Woody” Williams 05/28/2020
Senators seek Medal of Freedom for W.Va.'s Woody Williams 05/27/2020
‘We must never forget’: Gathering honors those who made ultimate sacrifice 05/25/2020
Mark DePue, Guest Columnist: Medal of Honor recipient: Decoration belongs to those who never made it home 05/24/2020
Medal of Honor Recipient Woody Williams Reflects on a Lifetime of Service 05/18/2020
Iwo Jima war hero honored for service 04/06/2020
Carnage on Iwo Jima remains seared into veterans’ memories 75 years after hellacious battle 03/27/2020
Possible national state funeral for last WWII Medal of Honor veteran 03/25/2020
Hershel “Woody” Williams speaks with Sailors, imparts wisdom 03/12/2020
USS Hershel “Woody” Williams is Commissioned in Norfolk 03/11/2020
Navy Designates Hershel Woody” Williams Vessel as Warship” 03/10/2020
Medal of Honor recipient Williams reflects on life during ship commissioning 03/08/2020
'Beyond my comprehension': Iwo Jima survivor sees warship commissioned in his honor 03/08/2020
USNS Hershel 'Woody' Williams became "USS" in Norfolk commissioning Saturday 03/07/2020
Navy to Commission Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams 03/06/2020
Woody Williams to be on hand for commissioning of ship named in his honor 03/06/2020
Wakefield students honor Iwo Jima veterans 03/06/2020
Navy to commission USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams Saturday 03/06/2020
USS Hershel “Woody” Williams to be commissioned Saturday in Norfolk VA 03/05/2020
Navy ship docked in downtown Norfolk to be commissioned this weekend 03/05/2020
Hershel 'Woody' Williams to be honored with naval ship commissioning 03/05/2020
Local veteran to be honored by commissioning of U.S. Navy base 03/02/2020
USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams (T-ESB-4) docked behind Hampton Roads Naval Museum 03/02/2020
U.S. Navy will commission USS Hershel “Woody” Williams 03/02/2020
Remembering historical anniversaries still important 03/02/2020
DePersig Recognized For Service, Dedication to Fellow Marines 03/02/2020
'Flamethrowers Got It Done' in Close-Quarters Iwo Jima Fight, Survivors of the Battle Say 02/29/2020
Medal of Honor recipient shares story from Battle of Iwo Jima 02/26/2020
House passes resolution to honor WWII Medal of Honor recipients 02/26/2020
Not forgotten: ceremonies around the world honor the Battle of Iwo Jima 02/25/2020
Medal of Honor recipient creates legacy honoring Gold Star families 02/24/2020
A week to remember honoring WWII vets 02/24/2020
Farm boy turns heroic flamethrower at Battle of Iwo Jima 02/23/2020
Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams honored during 75th anniversary of Battle of Iwo Jima 02/23/2020
When Our Flag ‘Did Something’ 02/23/2020
Never forget 02/22/2020
We are Iwo: Medal of Honor recipient Cpl. Hershel "Woody" Williams 02/21/2020
Marine Corps museum commemorates 75th anniversary of Iwo Jima 02/19/2020
IWO JIMA SPECIAL: from D-Day LIVE reports to PFC’s Humphrey and Coppa, to Cpl Mates and Medal of Honor recipient Cpl Woody Williams - Podcast 02/19/2020
‘That memory will just never, ever go away’: Hershel Williams Recalls Iwo Jima 75 Years On 02/19/2020
Woody Williams recalls Iwo Jima 75 years later 02/19/2020
How a West Virginia farm boy became a fearsome warrior with a flamethrower at Iwo Jima 02/18/2020
Dave Sutor | Visit to Marines memorial, museum inspiring 02/17/2020
Woody Williams - Profile 02/16/2020
Iwo Jima 75th anniversary | 'Bloodiest battle' of World War II claimed nearly 7,000 U.S. lives on small, ash-covered island off Japan 02/15/2020
Marine Corps Museum commemorates Iwo Jima anniversary 02/14/2020
Area veterans advocates urge remembrance of 20 killed in Afghanistan in 201912/29/2019
Medal of Honor Character Development Program to be implemented at Huntington East Middle12/24/2019
Wreaths laid in Huntington, national cemeteries to honor veterans12/14/2019
Hershel “Woody” Williams speaks to area students12/13/2019
WWII vet, Medal of Honor recipient speaks at event 12/03/2019
Greencastle-Antrim students honor veterans with special assembly 12/02/2019
Star editorial: Unity through Medal winners 11/13/2019
Veterans Day: Medal of Honor Recipient, Iwo Jima Survivor Shares His Story 11/11/2019
Time runs short as advocates seek state funeral for last living WWII Medal of Honor recipient 11/10/2019
Woody Williams to be part of NYC Veterans Day Parade 11/10/2019
West Virginia’s federal lawmakers ask for state funeral for final Medal of Honor recipient 11/09/2019
Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams speaks at Huntington Middle School 11/06/2019
Hershel “Woody” Williams to lead NYC Veterans Day Parade 11/04/2019
Kanawha County war hero honored with reburial in state veterans cemetery 10/31/2019
Marine building a life worth fighting for 10/21/2019
Lincoln Library to welcome WWII Marine who received Medal of Honor 10/09/2019
Woody Williams celebrates 96 10/02/2019
Legislators urge White House to hold state funeral for final WW2 Medal of Honor recipient when they pass09/03/2019
5th Annual Ride for Fallen Heroes Raises Funds for WV National Guard, Gold Star Families08/18/2019
MLB stars and local legends shine in first outing ofg 2019 Bluegrass World Series08/08/2019
Social Media Aviators Collaborate on Charity Project08/07/2019
Medal of Honor recipient continues to help military families08/07/2019
New West Virginia military operations center named for WWII Medal of Honor recipient07/29/2019
Yeager Airport dedicates military operations center to WWII hero Woody Williams07/26/2019
Medal of Honor Recipient, Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams Visits NAVSEA07/23/2019
West Virginia Soldiers and Families Honored07/19/2019
Two West Virginia Medal of Honor recipients honored at ceremony in South Charleston07/18/2019
Texas Legislature calls for state funeral for WWII Medal of Honor recipient07/16/2019
Clyde Beal: At 95, Medal of Honor recipient remains active07/07/2019
The Hershel "Woody" Williams MOH Foundation and the Bluegrass World Series to Host Charity Golf Event07/01/2019
Junior Firefighter Camp graduates total 11406/26/2019
WWII Medal of Honor recipient speaks of community at Marine Corp. conference06/23/2019
WWII Medal of Honor recipient wants to honor Gold Star Families in the Quad Cities06/14/2019
Veteran Wants to Honor "Gold Star" Families in the QC06/14/2019
Medal of Honor recipient from Iwo Jima says Quad-Cities is 'perfect place' for Gold Star Families monument06/13/2019
Hundreds of WWII veterans honored during D-Day remembrance06/07/2019
Remembering D-Day: While veterans gather in Louisville, Ballard students have 'surreal' Normandy experience06/06/2019
World War II vets honored in Louisville on D-Day anniversary06/06/2019
Honor Flight Bluegrass to honor WWII Veterans06/03/2019
It's about liberty06/02/2019
Honor Flight Bluegrass “Operation Bravo Zulu” to Honor Veterans on 75th D-Day Anniversary05/30/2019
World War II vets marching into history05/30/2019
101-year-old inviting fellow WWII vets to commemoration of 75th anniversary of D-Day05/30/2019
Pensacola Marine Corps League kicks off speaker series with WWII Medal of Honor recipient05/29/2019
Local Gold Star memorials act as reminder of loved ones lost in service05/28/2019
Annual 'Carry The Load' Event Honors Meaning of Memorial Day05/27/2019
Veterans to be honored at Quantico on Memorial Day05/26/2019
500 Festival Memorial Service Honors, Remembers Hoosier Veterans05/24/2019
Indiana's war dead honored at downtown Indianapolis service05/24/2019
500 Festival Memorial Service recognizes those who made ultimate sacrifice05/24/2019
Kentucky by Heart: Honoring those who paid ultimate price; celebrating milestones at Wilmore Elementary05/21/2019
West Virginia senators call for state funeral for America's last WWII Medal of Honor recipient05/20/2019
The Hershel "Woody" Williams MOH Foundation and the Bluegrass World Series: Partnering in Service to Gold Star Families05/14/2019
Downtown Fayetteville turned WWII era for WWII Weekend05/5/2019
World War II veterans invited to inaugural event05/2/2019
World War II vets invited to weekend events05/1/2019
American hero pays tribute to fallen Medal of Honor recipients04/25/2019
“The Cause is Greater than I…”: HWWMOH Foundation Adopts Words of Medal of Honor Recipient Woody Williams as Official Motto04/19/2019
Our Community Salutes (OCS) Honors Military-Bound High School Seniors with Gift of the US Constitution04/10/2019
Medal of Honor recipient urges monument for Gold Star families04/7/2019
Veteran visits Owensboro convincing others to honor Gold Star memorial04/6/2019
Families on the Front Lines: A Tradition of Service, Sacrifice04/5/2019
Hershel Woody Williams recognized on Medal of Honor Day03/25/2019
Medal of Honor Monday03/04/2019
WWII vet recalls arrival at Iwo Jima during school visit02/23/2019
Wichita Falls event marks 74th anniversary of Battle for Iwo Jima02/15/2019
Medal of Honor recipient to address Gold Star Mothers02/09/2019
Medal of Honor Wall unveiled at Martinsburg VA Medical Center01/25/2019
Living history: Medal of honor recipients speak at Nevada Military Support Alliance event 10/11/2018
Williams to attend SI dedication 10/10/2018
HWWMOH Foundation Co-Founder, Medal of Honor Recipient Woody Williams, is on a Multi-state Tour in Support of Gold Star Families 10/07/2018
Ceremony to rename V-A for Williams set for Sunday 09/07/2018
VA hosting renaming ceremony Sunday 09/07/2018
New Antoine Gaujot marker dedicated at Williamson cemetery 08/21/2018
New Marker Installed for Medal of Honor Recipient Antoine Gaujot 08/17/2018
Traveling Vietnam Wall to arrive in Parkersburg on Sept. 26 08/09/2018
USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams arrives at Naval Station Norfolk 07/06/2018
USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams arriving Thursday at Naval Station Norfolk 07/03/2018
'Salute to Service': Trump Honors Iwo Jima Hero, 94, at West Virginia Event 07/03/2018
Williams, Hoyer to be marshals of Ripley parade 07/03/2018
Williams humbled with VA renaming 06/25/2018
Huntington VA renamed to honor Woody Williams 06/19/2018
State FOP meeting draws nearly 200 to Huntington 06/12/2018
Last Medal of Honor recipient from Iwo Jima shares story in Whitehall 06/03/2018
Memorial Day: WWII hero honors others' sacrifices in OC ceremony 05/28/2018
House and Senate Pass Woody Williams Bill 05/25/2018
Senate approves renaming VA facility after Williams 05/24/2018
Congress moves forward on Woody Williams bill 05/22/2018
House passes Hershel Woody Williams VA bill 05/21/2018
WWII Medal of Honor recipient speaks at NAS Meridian 05/18/2018
Medal of Honor recipient recalls Iwo Jima for NAS Marines 05/17/2018
Medal of Honor recipient at RHS 05/09/2018
Virginia International Tattoo moments you won't want to miss 04/22/2018
WWII Vets, Japanese Meet to Remember Iwo Jima 03/26/2018
Last living MOH recipient from Iwo Jima offers graveside salute to ‘guardian angel’ 03/18/2018
Return to the Pacific: WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams and his Foundation Continue the Mission with the Help of UPS and The National WWII Museum 03/14/2018
USNS Hershel 'Woody' Williams Delivered 02/23/2018
Navy Accepts delivery of USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams 02/22/2018
2nd Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams Delivers to Navy 02/22/2018
Medal of Honor recipient speaks at Iwo Jima reunion 02/16/2018
Woody Williams: A Living Legend 02/16/2018
ESB USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams Likely to Deploy to Mediterranean 02/15/2018
U.S. House to consider renaming Huntington VA to honor Woody Williams 02/05/2018
West Virginia Medal of Honor recipient to flip coin at Super Bowl 52 02/02/2018
Mountain State Hero Woody Williams Heads to Super Bowl to Flip the Coin 02/02/2018
He Earned a Medal of Honor in WWII — On Super Bowl Sunday, He'll Do What He Never Thought Possible 02/01/2018
West Virginia’s Woody Williams looking forward to Super Bowl coin toss 01/25/2018
Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams to participate in Super Bowl coin toss 01/25/2018
USNS Hershel Williams Completes Integrated Trials 01/23/2018
This Flamethrower Operator is the Last Living Medal of Honor Recipient from the Pacific Theater 11/10/2017
Ship Christened for Hershel 'Woody' Williams 11/01/2017
New Navy ship christened bearing WV Medal of Honor recipient's name 10/21/2017
GD NASSCO Christens USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams 10/21/2017
Navy christens Hershel “Woody” Williams, honoring World War II Medal of Honor hero 10/21/2017
General Dynamics NASSCO Christens USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams 10/21/2017
History at Sea: Iwo Jima Medal of Honor Winner, 94, Lauds ‘Miracle’ at San Diego Ship Christening 10/21/2017
Navy ship christened after West Virginia native, WWII hero 10/21/2017
USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) Christening 10/21/2017
Navy to Christen Expeditionary Sea Base Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) 10/21/2017
Medal of Honor Recipient, WWII Veteran Plants Tree in Honor of 2 Unidentified Marines Killed on Iwo Jima 10/20/2017
Public invited to Saturday's christening of Navy logistics ship Hershel "Woody" Williams 10/19/2017
Christening Scheduled for Expeditionary Navy Ship Hershel “Woody” Williams 10/16/2017
Ship honoring Woody Williams to be christened this weekend in San Diego 10/16/2017
HWWMOH Foundation Co-Founder, Medal of Honor Recipient Woody Williams Gets a New Ship and a New "Crew" 10/15/2017
US Senate agrees to name Huntington VA facility after Williams 09/07/2017
Supreme Court Decision on Medal of Honor Burial Pleases Family 06/13/2017
Gold Star Mom Was in Tears After Meeting Ambassador of Afghanistan. Then ... 06/01/2017
WWII Medal of Honor recipient to give commencement speech at WVU Parkersburg 05/03/2017
Navy Naming Ship After West Virginia Medal of Honor Marine 10/21/2015
Medal of Honor Recipient, 91, Works to Expand Monuments for Gold Star Families 09/23/2015
Williams' Monument Initiative Gets White House Backing 08/25/2015
Center for American Values Unveils Portraits for Three Medal of Honor Recipients 06/24/2015
MOH Recipient's Goal: Tributes to Gold Star Families in All 50 States 09/19/2014
Memorial to Laud Medal of Honor Recipients 01/31/2014
Cabell County Alternative Education School Presentation 10/23/2013
Nonprofit Honors Williams, Carries out his Mission 10/02/2013
Governor Tomblin Appoints Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams to West Virginia Veterans' Council 07/30/2012

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