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August 2014 Special Report

Articles

The only thing standing in the way of Joseph A. Powell enlisting in the Army was his braces. "I had to wait one year. It was the most depressing year of my life," Powell said. In 2008, Powell was finally able to enlist in the Army along with his...
Kicking off observances for the Army’s 239th birthday, Army leaders paid tribute to the service’s first commander-in-chief, and presented Purple Hearts to two soldiers. Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler...
U.S. Army units and organizations from Chicago’s military community rolled out to the Richard J. Daley Center, in downtown Chicago June 13 to celebrate the U.S. Army’s 239th birthday with the American public. The six-hour celebration, coordinated by...
Twenty young Americans raised their hands and became soldiers during a ceremony at Citizens Bank Park Stadium in Philadelphia, Pa., shortly before the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 7 to 4. Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson...
More than 20 New York National Guard soldiers from the historic 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, took part in a New York City ceremony held in Bryant Park to commemorate the Army’s 239th birthday. With the skyline of New York City as a backdrop, the...
The United States Army and the people of New York City commemorated the Army’s 239th birthday, which was June 14, and celebrated this year’s theme – "America’s Army: Our Profession." Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno delivered the keynote...
Senior Army leaders held a ceremony June 8 commemorating the Army’s 239th birthday, June 14. Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson was the guest speaker at the event held in the Roosevelt Hall Rotunda, at the National War College, Fort Lesley J...