WVC 15 - 1 C- 4
§15-1C-4. Honorary militia.
The governor may appoint and commission any person, with
such rank as he may fix, to serve in the honorary militia and may
appoint and commission an honorary staff of such number and rank
as he may deem advisable to serve during his term of office.
Members of the honorary militia shall not be held to be a part of
the organized militia.