101st Birthday

Thursday, May 21, 2020
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Navy veteran and Holiday Island resident Orvey Eklund turns 101 years old on Tuesday, May 19. In those 101 years, Orvey earned three major campaign ribbons and eight invasion stars for his service in the Pacific Theater. He was promoted seven times during his time in the Navy, eventually achieving the rating of Chief Petty Officer Yeoman.

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