World War II vet jumps from plane to celebrate 98th birthday

Published on March 27, 2023 at 3:31 pm

More than 150 parachutists headed to Skydive Palatka over the weekend to pay tribute to the brave heroes of World War II. Among the group was a 98-year-old World War II Veteran.

World War II Veteran Paratrooper Vince Speranza of the 101st Airborne took to the skies for a tandem skydive proving that age is just a number.

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Speranza boarded a C-47 aircraft Saturday alongside fellow veteran Art Shaffer, owner of Skydive Palatka.

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