WALL OF MEMORY Clarksburg Display Honors Medal Of Honor Recipients
Reported by: Associated Press
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jan. 23, 2013 1:53 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 23, 2013 2:07 PM EST
Eyewitness News Photo
Clarksburg, Harrison County
, West Virginia
The Clarksburg VA Medical Center has created a display honoring the state's Medal of Honor recipients.
The new Medal of Honor Wall of Memory lists the names of all of West Virginia's deceased Medal of Honor recipients.
The idea for the wall came from the state's last surviving Medal of Honor recipient, Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams. Williams says he hopes the other three VA Medical Centers in West Virginia will add similar displays.
Media outlets report that hospital officials dedicated the wall on Tuesday. They also held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new wing.
Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Ohio kidnap case hero not endorsing free burgers May 24, 2013 8:38 PM EDT A man who put aside his Big Mac to help rescue three women held captive in a Cleveland house says he's not endorsing a group of restaurants offering him free burgers for life.