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Alexandria summer resident Gene Stephens put on his Military Police uniform, which still fits him nicely, and posed with a motorcycle when he was interviewed for a story by a TV station. (Contributed photo)

Oldest WWII Military Police Officer is youngest at heart

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Gene Stephens golfs a few times a week. He goes for a walk every day. He defeats his wife, Kathie, at Ping Pong and gin rummy way more than she wants to admit.

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With youthful exuberance and energy, the slim and trim Stephens spryly bounces around his summer home at Blakes by the Lakes in Alexandria, telling stories and pointing out photos.

It's almost impossible to believe, but Gene Stephens is 94 years young.

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