When Frank Buckles was a sprighlty 106 years old we had the opportunity to interview him. Today he is 109 years and the last known U.S. Veteran of WWI.

Happy Birthday Sir, and thank you for your service!

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  • UltimaRatioReg

    Happy Birthday, Mr. Buckles, and God bless. This nation owes you and your comrades a debt of gratitude that can never be repaid.

  • Byron

    I had the great pleasure to see Mr. Buckles march in a Fourth of July celebration in Frostburg Md about 3 years ago. He was riding in a vehicle for everyone to see. Amazing day, a solid mile of veterans of all wars marching down Main St. in a postcard small American town.

  • Laura-Ann Hansen

    Happy Birthday Mr. Buckles, and thankyou for your service to this country. You are my GREAT AMERICAN HERO!

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  • claudio

    Happy Birthday Sir, and Thank You.

  • Michael L

    Happy 109th Birthday Cpl F. Buckles

    Dear Sir,

    It’s an honor to write this message to you. If it Weren’t for you and your comrades we might not be able to say this today.

    Thank you so very much for serving this great nation of ours in and out of the service. YOU ARE SIR A GREAT AMERICAN HERO!

    You along with all of this Nations Great fighting men and women
    “WE WILL NEVER FORGET” what you have done and what they are doing for us now.

    It is with my utmost gratitude that I salute you sir.


    Best Regards
    Michael L.
    US Army A Co. 1St Bn. 19Th Inf. 25Th Inf. Div. 74-78

  • Mr. Buckles.

    Thank you so much for serving our nation. Your service is an inspiration to many.

  • Bailey Orange

    Dear Mr. Buckles,
    Happy Birthday and thank-you for your service to this great country.I’m eleven years old but my daddy told me the stories of your great life.
    God Bless You and America

  • Chris

    Mr. Buckles:

    Once again allow me to thank you for your service during the Great War of 1914-18. You truly are and will always be a Great American Hero.

    Semper Fi,

    USMC 1977-85