UVA Renames Building To Honor Late GOP Sen. John Warner

  • The University of Virginia has officially renamed a building after former Navy Secretary and Virginia GOP Sen. John Warner.
  • Warner died on May 25, 2021.
  • He enlisted in the Navy at age 17 and volunteered for military service in the Marine Corps during the Korean War.
  • Warner later earned his law degree at the university.
  • President Richard Nixon later named Warner undersecretary of the Navy, then promoted him to secretary. He later served five terms as a senator for the commonwealth of Virginia.
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