WWII vet receives overdue military honours
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A 92-year-old World War II veteran has been presented with military
Willard D. "Bud" Voigt served in the 90th Infantry Division in France as part of the U.S. Army's engagement of German forces.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Jack Reed presented Voigt with the
Voigt, of Warwick, Rhode Island, grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts, and joined the U.S. Army after graduating from high school in 1943. He was wounded from grenade shrapnel as he helped attack a German
Voigt returned home in 1946 and worked as a financial adviser.
Reed says he was proud to