CLAY CITY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Clay City community gathered to celebrate the birthday WWII veteran Earl Orman on Sunday.

Orman reached the 100-year-old milestone and celebrated the special occasion at the Clay City Fire Department.

He celebrated alongside his 97-year-old brother, who also served in WWII, and numerous others.

Orman said that his key to longevity is staying healthy and avoiding trips to the doctor.