KENSINGTON, Md. (WJZ) — Cheers and waves. That’s how 94-year-old Morris Semiatin was greeted on his birthday Monday during a parade that included a visit from local first responders.

Semiatin’s son, Ben, surprised his father with a drive-by birthday parade which included a visit from the Bethesda Police Department and the Kensington Fire Department.

Credit: Ben Semiatin

Semiatin was in the 5th Marine Division Iwo Jima. He also served a White House photographer, his son told WJZ.

A marine also presented Mr. Semiatin with a flag and a coin, his son told WJZ.

Happy Birthday, Morris!!!

  1. Larry Espey says:

    happy birthday & thank you for your service. I am so glad you were not exercising your right to assemble in DC on your birthday or Trump would have had you gassed & shot. Semper Fi!

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