July 9, 2012
Family members of Maj. William E. Adams, a Craig native and Medal of Honor recipient, are scheduled to attend a ceremony next week that renames Craig's veterans clinic after the late U.S. Army helicopter pilot. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. July 20 at the clinic, 785 Russell St. It will be renamed the Maj. William E. Adams Veterans Telehealth Clinic.
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The Craig Veterans Telehealth Clinic will be dedicated to the late Maj. William Adams, a Craig native and Medal of Honor recipient, next week. The Department of Veterans Affairs announced the dedication in a news release, describing Adams as a "Colorado Hero." The event, which will rename the clinic as the Maj. William E. Adams Veterans Telehealth Clinic, is scheduled for 10 a.m. July 20 at the clinic, 785 Russell St., and is open to the public. Adams, a U.S. Army helicopter pilot, died May 25, 1971, "in service to his fellow soldiers during the Vietnam War," the VA reported.