WWII veteran celebrates 103rd birthday
Last updated 11/13/2023 at 12:37pm
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...