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Upcoming Events

  • Hershel "Woody" Williams Inaugural "Lifetime of Service" Award Ceremony
    Time is TBD
    Quievremont Winery, 162 Gid Brown Hollow Rd, Washington, VA 22747, USA
    Vets4VetLeadership to present Hershel “Woody” Williams with the Inaugural V4VL "Lifetime of Service Award". Woody is the sole surviving WWII Medal of Honor recipient and founder of the Woody Williams Foundation to support Gold Star Families.

Hershel “Woody” Williams

Chief Warrant Officer 4 USMC (Ret)

Hershel “Woody” Williams is the sole surviving WWII Medal of Honor recipient. He received the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Truman for his commitment to his fellow service members, and heroism during the Battle of Iwo Jima with the 21st Marines, 3d Marine Division. He established the Hershel Woody Williams Congressional Medal of Honor Education Foundation to honor Gold Star Families, Relatives, and Gold Star Children.

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