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Community helps celebrate veteran's 98th birthday

Posted at 10:00 PM, Apr 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 01:00:39-04

Celebrating birthdays can be difficult during these times, but a local neighborhood made sure they celebrated the 98th birthday of a veteran.

Dale Cheeseman turned 98-years-old Tuesday. We profiled him for our a veteran's voice segment back in January.

A Veteran's Voice: Dale Cheeseman

He lives alone, but today his family did a drive-by birthday parade from 5 until 6 p.m.

This wasn't your typical birthday parade because dozens of people took part, even Bakersfield Mayor Karen Goh helped celebrate his big day.