By statute of the Code of Virginia , the University of Mary Washington is governed by a Board of Visitors , one member of which is elected every two years to serve as Rector . The UMW Board of Visitors is composed of twelve members appointed by the Governor of Virginia and confirmed by the General Assembly. At least six members of the Board must be alumni of the university, and no more than three may be nonresidents of Virginia. Each member serves a term of four years and may be eligible for reappointment to one successive term. 
Tension between the United States and North Korea is all too familiar for a group of Illinois veterans who took an honor flight to Washington. (WLS)
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In 1917, the . Congress created a pension act for Medal of Honor recipients, and in doing so created separate Army and Navy Medal of Honor Rolls. Only the Army decided to review eligibility for inclusion on the Army Medal of Honor Roll. The 1917 Medal of Honor Board deleted 911 names from the Army Medal of Honor Roll, including those of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker and William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody . The disenrolled recipients were ordered to return their medals, but Walker continued to wear hers until her death.