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Veterans Turn Out For Veterans Visibility Day At WV Capitol

Reported: Feb. 17, 2014 9:59 AM EST
Updated: Feb. 17, 2014 12:57 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Katelyn Sykes, Jeff Morris) – Veterans flocked to the West Virginia Capitol in Charleston as part of Veterans Visibility Day at the Legislature.

Dozens of veterans who had served their country during many wars packed into the House of Delegates’ chambers on Monday morning. Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams received a standing ovation from lawmakers.

Veterans Visibility Day recognizes the contributions of veterans and military members and provides them an opportunity to share their thoughts with state lawmakers, according to a news release from the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance.

The day’s activities were scheduled to include two consecutive ceremonies, one to be conducted by the House and one by the Senate.



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