August 2013 Special Report -  

8/1/2013 12:00 AM 


Army birthday celebration marks 238 years of service to the nation

At the ceremony celebrating the 238th birthday of the Army, Secretary of the Army John McHugh said birthdays can be bittersweet.


Westphal celebrates Army birthday with wounded warriors at USO

Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal celebrated the Army’s 238th birthday with a cake-cutting and a tribute to wounded warriors.


ROTC cadets meet with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Chandler at the Pentagon

High-ranking Army personnel sometimes visit cadets at their ROTC programs.

But it is a rare occasion when Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets have the opportunity to visit the offices of generals and service secretaries at the Pentagon, Terrance Williams, a cadet with Howard University’s Army ROTC program, said.


Army Reserve’s 85th Support Command conducts birthday ceremony

Members of the 85th Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve, located approximately 25 miles northwest of Chicago in Arlington Heights, Ill., held a cake cutting ceremony in honor of the Army’s 238th Birthday.


Meade celebrates birthday; Best Army recruiters selected

Greetings from the Association of the United States Army.

As I write this article, I reflect on the recent celebrations of the United States Army’s 238th birthday.