America’s Oldest WWII Veteran Laid to Rest

America's Oldest WWII Veteran Laid to Rest

U.S. Army Gen. John Murray, Commander of U.S. Army Futures Command, hands an American Flag over to Volma Overton Jr., cousin of Richard A. Overton, in honor of Richard’s years of service in the Army, at the Texas State Cemetery, January 12, 2019. Richard A. Overton was the oldest living veteran of World War II and passed away on December 27, 2018, at the age of 112. (U.S. Army photo taken by Spc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)