Corporal Hershel Williams, a retired
"We have a Medal of Honor recipient, Mr. Williams, who is visiting us which is truly remarkable to have him come honor us with his presence," said Timothy Cooke of the VA Medical Center.
As just one of 76 living Medal of Honor recipients in the nation, Williams is the last living recipient in
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Officials at the medical center were honored and touched with Williams’ visit, as he toured the facility.
"To have someone such as Williams visit here and represent Medal of Honor is just a tremendous personal feeling of gratitude for us," said Cooke.
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