• WWII vet receives overdue military honors

    One year ago - By Boston Herald

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A 92-year-old World War II veteran has been presented with military honors he earned during the war but never received. 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 honors Friday. He said Saturday Voigt now has his overdue Bronze Star, Purple Heart and other prestigious honors.
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