To The U.S. Army: Happy 237th Birthday!
U.S. Army Spc. Thomas Guerrero serves a slice of cake at the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan, June 14, 2012. Joint service members celebrated the Army's 237th birthday together at the Transit Center. Guerrero is a 368th Military Police Company customs security specialist deployed from Dydasco Reserve Center and is a native of Dededo, Guam.Heroes celebrating U.S. Army's birthday:
New York firefighters host Soldiers for Army Birthday lunch Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment join New York firefighters from Engine 326, Ladder 160, Battalion 53 "Road Warriors " out of Queens for lunch June 12 to show appreciation to one another for the sacrifices each other makes answering the call of duty.Related:
"Twilight Tatoo" - A Colorful Military Pageant
Among the numerous caking cuttings, Army runs and birthday balls, there is a unique Army Birthday tradition that has its beginning over 300 years ago – the Twilight Tattoo. Twilight Tattoo” is a time-honored tradition that blends the precision and discipline of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) with the orchestral sounds of The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”[More...]File this under Heroes/History