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Oldest Living Veteran

Cigar-Smoking, Whiskey-Swigging Oldest Veteran Turns 110

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.12.2016 | Fifty

A man believed to be America's oldest living veteran just celebrated his 110th birthday and we can't help but wish we'd been there to join in on the f...

America's Oldest Veteran Remembers WWII Like It Was Yesterday

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.11.2015 | Fifty

KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana Frank Levingston, reportedly the oldest living World War II veteran, has more than one reason to celebrate....

America's Oldest Veteran Dies, One Month After Meeting Obama

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Emma Didlake, the nation's oldest known veteran, died on Sunday, one month after visiting the White House and meeting with President Bar...

President Obama Meets With Emma Didlake, Oldest Living U.S. Veteran

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.18.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office on Friday with Emma Didlake, a 110-year-old who is the oldest living veteran in the United States. Didla...

Obama Meets With The Oldest Living American Veteran: A Badass 107-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama met with Richard Overton, the oldest living veteran, at the White House on Monday. Overton, who is 107 years old, was honore...

Oldest Living Veteran Cites Whiskey, Cigars As Key To Longevity

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Richard Overton, who at 107-years-old is America's oldest living veteran on record, was honored last week at a Veterans Day ceremony in Austin, Texas....

Rick Perry Chats With Oldest Living World War II Veteran

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) stopped by on Memorial Day for a special visit with Richard Overton, the oldest living World War II veteran. Perry ar...