MOH Marine from the Battle of Iwo Jima Cpl Hershel “Woody “ Williams will be giving the keynote at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library
May 28, 2018 – 10-12 …
Event and parking free !!
A survivor of the Battle of Iwo Jima, the bloodiest in USMC history , Woody is the last Marine MOH recipient alive from WWII
Iwo Jima Monument West founder Laura Dietz secured Williams for the event . She was on the Nixon Presidential campaign staff from 1971-1973. She notes that Nixon sought to get into the action and the Navy assigned him to logistics duty in the Solomon Islands campaign . His post Presidential chief of staff was Col Jack Brennan USMC retired .
The Nixon Library contains a replica of the Oval Office and the East Room where Secretary of Defense gave the keynote in 2014 which can be found on the Library website . At that time General Mattis was retired but still very active in our nation’s defense ..
And as a Fellow at the Hoover Institution ..
God bless America as we fight to restore the rule of law …