YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — An American hero is celebrating a milestone birthday in the Midstate.

Richard “Rem” Martin turned 100 years old on Tuesday. On Wednesday, family and friends gathered at the Senior Commons at Powder Mill near York to celebrate.

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Martin is a Navy Veteran who landed on the beaches of Normandy during World War II.

“I am so delighted that they are all here,” said Martin.