Oldest living Marine celebrates 107th birthday in Kannapolis

Oldest living Marine celebrates 107th birthday in Kannapolis
Oldest living Marine celebrates 107th birthday in Kannapolis (Source: City of Kannapolis)

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (WBTV) - The oldest confirmed living U.S. Marine resides right here in our area.

Sgt. Dot Cole, from Kannapolis, is celebrating her 107th birthday on Saturday.

According to the City of Kannapolis, Sgt. Cole joined the Marines in 1943 during World War II.

She completed her training at Camp Lejeune and was then stationed at Quantico primarily in an administrative role.

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