Congratulations to World War II Veteran who was presented the Sagamore of the Wabash Award 🇺🇲
Daviess County, Washington, IN:
Ned B. Kent, 104-year-old World War II veteran received the “Sagamore of the Wabash”.
Indiana State Police Superintendent, Doug Carter, presented Kent with the award on behalf of Governor Eric Holcomb. Superintendent Carter helped petition for the award for Kent to receive, after they met during memorial services at the State Police Post in Jasper, IN. Retired Trooper, Gordon Hochmeister, has brought Kent to the memorial service on several occasions.
Kent was born in 1920 in Greene County, In. Kent graduated from Sandborn High School and from Lockears Business College and was drafted by the US Army in January of 1941. Kent served four years and nine months in the US Army, serving in the European Theater of War in Africa and Italy.