WWII veteran, retired SAPD officer celebrates 100 birthday

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Sergeant James Gaffney celebrated his 100th birthday on Thursday, and numerous friends, family and neighbors attended a gathering at a residence on the Northeast Side.

Sergeant Gaffney served honorably in the United States Coast Guard during WWII and was deployed in the North Sea and was aboard a ship in the English Channel on D-Day.

Sergeant Gaffney is the oldest living San Antonio Police Department retiree.

Please join 550 KTSA and FM 107.1 in joining SAPD in a salute to this true American Hero.

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