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BEND, OR -- The Bend VA Outpatient Clinic has been renamed in honor of the late Robert D. Maxwell, a World War 2 Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. The renaming ceremony yesterday was on what would have been Maxwell's 100th birthday. The Bend Bulletin reports family, friends and acquaintances of Maxwell were at the event sharing stories of the man, who at age 23 jumped on a German hand grenade in 1944. Maxwell returned home after the war and became a respected educator who taught at Bend High and at Central oregon and Lane Community Ciolleges. Maxwell was the oldest living recipient of the Medal of Honor who died at age 98 on May 11, 2019.  

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