VA honors Medal of Honor recipient by naming medical center after him

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s only living Medal of Honor recipient will receive yet another rare honor Sunday. The Huntington VA Medical Center will from now on be known as the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center. Congress approved the resolution pushed by Congressman Evan Jenkins and U.S. Senator Joe Manchin for the renaming. Williams credits
the honor to his grandson’s persistence.

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