Retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, who serves as executive director of the National Guard Association of the United States, talks with Woody Williams, 77, a Medal of Honor recipient from Ona, Cabell County; Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va.; and retired West Virginia Adj. Gen. Allen Tackett. Rahall received the Harry S Truman Award from the association in recognition of his legislative efforts to support the men and women who serve in the National Guard.
Jim DeCarlo, 80, of St. Albans, a member of the Korean War Veterans' Association. Veterans who attended had the chance to hear guest speakers and share concerns with lawmakers.
Veteran's Disability Day was celebrated at the statehouse on Monday, and some of West Virginia's best-known veterans were on hand.