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Sheppard Air Force Base


Hershel “Woody” Williams, back turned to photo, speaks to Airmen and Marines Feb. 16, 2018, in a 364th Training Squadron classroom at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. Williams, a retired Marine Corps warrant officer, recounts his story of joining the military as well as his life on a farm, being rejected by the military at first, and meeting President Harry S. Truman when he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions as a flamethrower operator during the Battle of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Pedro Tenorio)

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