September 20, 2021 - 5:28 pm
Updated September 23, 2021 - 7:21 am
World War II veteran Vincent Shank of Las Vegas was honored with a parade celebrating his 105th birthday at Chaparral High School on Sunday.
Gov. Steve Sisolak was among those who showed up to honor him and present him with a proclamation.
The UNLV marching band, ROTC groups, car clubs, motorcycle clubs and military vehicles took part in the parade.
Shank was a prisoner of war for two years after being shot down over Sicily.
He played a trumpet in Las Vegas casinos during the Rat Pack era.