Charlotte World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday

Charlotte World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday

CHARLOTTE — There was a special celebration Friday for a Charlotte veteran who turned 100 years old.

John Dellinger joined the Army Air Force in 1942 as an airplane mechanic.

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In the video at the top of this webpage, the special celebration and his secret to a long life.

Charlotte native who served in WW2 to celebrate 100th birthday