Doug Sterner

  • James Elliott “Willy” Williams
    Willy Williams, the most decorated enlisted sailor in Navy history

    In the history of the U.S. Navy only seven men have earned all of the “Big Three” valor awards: Medal of Honor, Navy Cross and Silver Star Medal. Six were World War II officers. The seventh was enlisted sailor James Elliott “Willy” Williams in Vietnam.

  • James Elliott “Willy” Williams
    Willy Williams, the most decorated enlisted sailor in Navy history

    In the history of the U.S. Navy only seven men have earned all of the “Big Three” valor awards: Medal of Honor, Navy Cross and Silver Star Medal. Six were World War II officers, including one aviator and four submarine commanders. The seventh was enlisted sailor James Elliott “Willy” Williams in Vietnam.