Salute to Veterans: Robert Reyes

Veteran's Voices

WHO 13 is proud to salute military veteran Robert Reyes of Des Moines. At 22 years old, he enlisted in the Navy during World War II. Robert’s ship was sunk during a battle in the Pacific. He survived three days floating in the ocean before he was rescued. After recovering, he was assigned to a new ship and sent back to war. Robert turned 100 years old on Wednesday.

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