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Manchin to address Marine convention in W.Va.

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 07:33 AM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin will address the Marine Corps League National Convention.

The convention is being held by the National Marine Corps League and Auxiliary at the Embassy Suites in Charleston.

Manchin’s office says the event will be attended by National Commandant Jim Tuohy and Medal of Honor recipient Hershel Williams.

The league says its national convention attendance has grown to an average of between 800 and 1,500 members and their families.



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