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WWII veteran, 3-time Bronze Stars recipient turns 100 years old in Chesterfield

Posted at 1:38 AM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 01:38:51-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A World War II veteran celebrated a milestone birthday this weekend complete with a drive-by parade in Chesterfield County.

Delby Huff turned 100 years old on Saturday.

Huff enlisted in the Army when he was 19 and was active duty from 1939 to 1945.

He started as a cook in the Army and later became a paratrooper.

Mr. Huff served in the southern Philippines, Luzon and New Guinea -- earning three Bronze Stars.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Huff and thank you for your service.