Marion Ritchie, 98, was living at the Armed Forces Retirement Home when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Ritchie said she remembers feeling safe in the building, which was constructed in 1976 to withstand another Hurricane Camille.
Marion Ritchie, 98, was living at the Armed Forces Retirement Home when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Ritchie said she remembers feeling safe in the building, which was constructed in 1976 to withstand another Hurricane Camille. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File
Marion Ritchie, 98, was living at the Armed Forces Retirement Home when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Ritchie said she remembers feeling safe in the building, which was constructed in 1976 to withstand another Hurricane Camille. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File

Oldest vet at Armed Forces Retirement Home turns 100

March 06, 2017 6:15 PM