WWII Veteran's 101st Birthday Celebrated by Florida Law Enforcement

Police officers, firefighters, and military servicemembers took part in a drive-by birthday celebration in St. Augustine, Florida, on May 22, for 101-year-old World War II veteran Edward Eisele.

Footage from the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office shows a parade of vehicles passing Eisele as he sat waving and saluting them outside the Clyde E. Lassen Veterans Nursing ​Home.

A similar event was held the previous year for Eisele’s 100th birthday, local media reported. Florida’s First Coast News said Eisele had fought on the beaches Normandy and was awarded a Purple Heart. Credit: St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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