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August 2013 Special Report

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At the ceremony celebrating the 238th birthday of the Army, Secretary of the Army John McHugh said birthdays can be bittersweet. "When I blow out candles, I start thinking it’s another year closer to that inevitable conclusion," McHugh said. Adding...
Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal celebrated the Army’s 238th birthday with a cake-cutting and a tribute to wounded warriors. Westphal spent time with injured service members, Army families and volunteers during an Army birthday...
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...
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. Brig. Gen. Gracus K. Dunn, commanding general...
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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. First, a special thanks to AUSA’s Francis Scott Key Chapter for inviting me to speak...
Army birthday week began somberly in the nation’s capital June 10 with a wreath laying at the tomb of the Continental Army’s first general. Surrounded by several hundred visitors at the Mount Vernon estate of George and Martha Washington, Secretary...
At a reception before launching the pageantry of the Army’s 238th birthday Twilight Tattoo, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John Campbell asked the audience to continue supporting and remembering soldiers in harm’s way. "Remember their families...
New York City officials honored the U.S. Army as it celebrated its 238th birthday in Times Square by proclaiming June 14, 2013, as "New York City United States Army Day." "We are honored and humbled to have New York City embrace the Army here today...
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III celebrated the Army’s birthday, June 14, with a visit to a local business that provides support and morale-boosting treats – cupcakes – to soldiers. Chandler said his visit to Georgetown Cupcake was a...