Iwo Jima Survivors visit Sheppard

Hershel “Woody” Williams, Medal of Honor recipient, speaks to Airmen at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Williams took a detour from the Iwo Jima Reunion to visit with Airmen and speak about the courage and sacrifice displayed by men and women in uniform. Williams was a corporal in the Marine Corps Feb. 21, 1945, when he used a flame thrower to clear Japanese fighting positions while U.S. forces were taking the island of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath/Released)

Hershel “Woody” Williams, Medal of Honor recipient, speaks to Airmen at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Williams took a detour from the Iwo Jima Reunion to visit with Airmen and speak about the courage and sacrifice displayed by men and women in uniform. Williams was a corporal in the Marine Corps Feb. 21, 1945, when he used a flame thrower to clear Japanese fighting positions while U.S. forces were taking the island of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath/Released)

Iwo Jima survivors are greeted by children on Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Children from Sheppard Elementary School met with WWII veterans during the Iwo Jima survivors 72nd Reunion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath/Released)

Iwo Jima survivors are greeted by children on Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Children from Sheppard Elementary School met with WWII veterans during the Iwo Jima survivors 72nd Reunion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath/Released)

Iwo Jima survivors are greeted by children on Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Children from Sheppard Elementary School met with WWII veterans during the Iwo Jima survivors 72nd Reunion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath/Released)

Iwo Jima survivors are greeted by children on Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Children from Sheppard Elementary School met with WWII veterans during the Iwo Jima survivors 72nd Reunion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath/Released)

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Hershel “Woody” Williams, Medal of Honor recipient, speaks to Airmen at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Williams took a detour from the Iwo Jima Reunion to visit with Airmen and speak about the courage and sacrifice displayed by men and women in uniform. Williams was a corporal in the Marine Corps Feb. 21, 1945, when he used a flame thrower to clear Japanese fighting positions while U.S. forces were taking the island of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath/Released)