FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — A North Texas World War II veteran celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday.

Claudie Robbins celebrated his monumental birthday at Lakewood Village in Fort Worth alongside his kids, grandkids and even great-grandkids.

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The now 100 year old served 30 years, making memories in France, Germany, Guam and Japan… But his favorite memory, he said was retirement.

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“I guess probably retirement,” Robbins laughed. “I can finally do it as I like.”

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Robbins said his new goal is to make it to 105, and if it wasn’t for his knee problems, he would be planting in his garden this weekend.