President Obama meets with Emma Didlake, oldest living U.S. veteran


By theGrio

On Friday, President Obama met with the 110-year-old Emma Didlake, who is the oldest living U.S. veteran.

Didlake, who joined the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in 1943 as a 38-year-old with five children, served as a driver and a private. During her military career, she earned the Women’s Army Corps Service Medal, American Campaign Medal and World War II Victory Medal. Later on in life, after leaving the service, she would go on to …read more

Via:: The Grio