Colonel Robert Voss was commissioned into the Army Air Corps September 12, 1942. He served in the 332nd Squadron, 94th Bomb group and 8th Air Force in WWII’s European Theater of Operations. He was a pilot of the B-17 “Flying Fortress,” and named his plane “The Dorothy V,” after his wife. He flew 35 missions over enemy territory, which earned him membership into an elite group. He was eventually named the Combat Pilot Flight Commander. He was awarded the Campaign Stars, Air medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Medal, and World War II Victory Medal.
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