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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.How many WW2 veterans are still alive?
According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, around 300,000 of the roughly 16 million American World War II veterans are still alive as of February, 2021. About 370 World War II of these veterans die each day. The statistics show the youngest veterans are in their 90’s, while the oldest are over 100 years old.How old is the oldest veteran?
Jump to navigation Jump to search. Richard Arvin Overton (born May 11, 1906) is an American supercentenarian who at age 7004410820000000000♠112 years, 174 days is both the oldest verified surviving U.S. war veteran and the oldest living man in the United States. He served in the United States Army during World War II.