Location: The Oaks at Inglewood
6402 Inglewood Ave
Stockton, Ca 95207
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Help celebrate Major White with this community drive by birthday celebration in support of this local vet turning 106!
Major White was born 7/31/1915 and served in the USMC from 1932-1962! Among his extensive resume, his unit was the unit that raised the iconic flag on Iwo Jima in 1945 (he is not one of those six men, because he was wounded by a hand grenade and earned a Purple Heart on Iwo). He also served during the Korean War, was a marksman and sharp shooter and was trained as a paratrooper!
9:20am with parade roll-out at 9:59am: John Adams Elementary School
6402 Inglewood Ave, Stockton
Enter The Oaks:
Turn left onto the Oaks property main drive (between the assisted living and the Inglewood Apartments). Exit out the rear gate of the Oaks property.
Major White will be situated on the left side of the drive approximately 1/2 way down the driveway at The Oaks.
The Oaks at Inglewood senior living community is celebrating their superstar resident, Major Bill White, who went viral in Feb. 2020 for collecting over 300,000 Valentine's Day cards and is trading in Valentine's cards for birthday cards this year.
Maj. White's birthday party will be outside the community at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 31st on 6725 Inglewood Ave. in Stockton, CA. The party will include a drive-by parade just for him with residents, community associates, and family members in attendance.
Please decorate your cars, bring a birthday card, and raise your American flags high for this special event celebrating to oldest living Marine! Help us show our support for this iconic man and all he has done for our country on his birthday.