According to the City of Kannapolis, Sgt. Dot Cole is the oldest living Marine.
She joined the Marine Corps during World War II in 1943.
Sgt. Cole completed her training at Camp Lejeune and was then stationed at Quantico. City officials say she primarily served in an administrative role.
Last month, another North Carolina woman celebrated a monumental birthday. Hester Ford turned 116, making her the oldest living person in the United States.
GET THE LATEST HEADLINES FROM FOX8.COM:
- Newsfeed Now: Trump, Biden to appeal to last-minute voters in Florida
- Study finds coronaviruses ‘inactivated’ by mouthwash, but what does that really mean?
- Inmates can get COVID-19 relief money, no matter their offense, judge rules
- Habitat for Humanity hosts “Golf Fore Habitat” Virtual tournament
- 10/29/20 Birthdays