WWII veteran to honor veterans at WFU memorial event

Robert M. Helm, Jr. World War II veteran and Wake Forest University professor emeritus of interdisciplinary studies, will speak at Wake Forest’s Veteran’s Day memorial event Nov. 11 at 11:30 a.m. at Perritt Plaza outside Benson University Center. The event is free and open to the public.

All veterans in attendance will be recognized and presented with a small memento to honor their service.

Helm served during World War II as a commissioned officer with the 89th Infantry Division in the European Theatre of Operations in the Rhineland and Central Germany campaigns. He was instrumental in establishing the Wake Forest Army ROTC program.

The event is sponsored by the Wake Forest department of military sciences (ROTC).

For more information, call 336-758-5836.

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