Philips technician Karen Skiba, left, presents 107-year-old Richard Overton, the oldest recorded living US veteran, with his new Philips Lifeline with AutoAlert service at Overton's house on ... more 
Philips technician Karen Skiba, left, presents 107-year-old Richard Overton, the oldest recorded living US veteran, with his new Philips Lifeline with AutoAlert service at Overton's house on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 in Austin, Texas. The medical alert service, which will help protect Overton as he continues to remain independent in his home, was provided free of charge for the rest his life in appreciation for his courageous service to our country. Overton served for the Army in the Pacific during World War II.(Jack Plunkett / AP Images for Philips Lifeline) less 
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Wed, Jun 5, 2013 7:20 PM EDT