FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- Elizabeth Lantz is a World War II veteran.
She enlisted in the United States Navy under the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service Program on November 18, 1943.
The Fort Wayne VA Medical Center, family, and friends surprised Lantz with a celebration.
She was also able to reflect back on her time in service.
"Well I was kinda in charge of an office and all the different departments like the carpenter shop and the motor shop and all those. I really enjoyed it and met a lot of nice people," Lantz said.
The ceremony was open to the public as well.