Mar 05 2020
NORFOLK, Va. (WSAZ) -- An American hero from our region is about to receive one of the biggest honors of his life.
Hershel “Woody” Williams, a Cabell County resident, is a Medal of Honor recipient – recognized for his bravery during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
On Saturday morning, the U.S. Marine Corps veteran will see a U.S. Navy ship commissioned in his name – the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams.
WSAZ’s Tim Irr is in Norfolk and will have continuing coverage of the event.