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Hershel Woody Williams

The Inscription for the Medal Reads as Follows: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as demolition sergeant serving with the 21st Marines, 3d Marine Division, in action against enemy Japanese forces on Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands, 23 February 1945. Quick to volunteer his services when our tanks were maneuvering vainly to open a lane for the infantry through the network of reinforced concrete…Continue Reading

The 243rd US Marine Corps Birthday Ball Happens November 10, 2018

We’re gearing up and getting ready for the 243rd Marine Corps Birthday Ball and this year is gearing up to be an amazing year as we honor a true hero with an amazing story all to support local veterans in the Collin County Area. Our Guest of Honor this year served on Guam and Iwo Jima. While serving as a flamethrower on Iwo Jima he earned our Nation’s highest award, the Medal of Honor. He is one of…Continue Reading

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