WWII veteran celebrates 103rd birthday


Last updated 11/13/2023 at 12:37pm

Havre Daily News/Patrick Johnson

World War II veteran Margaret (Twedt) Petrick, who recently celebrated her 103rd birthday and who served in the U.S. Army Women's Air Corps during World War II, smiles after receiving a certificate of appreciation for her service from Havre American Legion Auxiliary Unit 11 President Marlyn Damson and American Legion Montana District 2 Commander Jed Damson.

WWII veteran Sgt. Margaret Petrick celebrated her 103rd birthday last month, and, on Veterans Day, was presented a certificate of appreciation by the American Legion for her service to her country.

Petrick, then Margaret Twedt, served in the United States Army Women's Air Corps from February 1943 to January 1946 at Governors Island in New York as a clerk in military intelligence, where she frequently worked with the U.S. Secret Service.

She said her memory isn't what it used to be, so she doesn't remember a lot of the details about her service but there are a few things that stick in her...

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