Combined Joint Task Force - 101 and Regional Command East cake cutting in celebration of the Army's 238th Birthday
PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James C. McConville (left), commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force - 101 and Regional Command East and native of Quincy, Mass., and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith (right), command sergeant major, CJTF - 101 and RC-East and native of Fayetteville, N.C., look on as U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Thomas Coulter, CJTF - 101 and RC-East CJ2 (Intelligence) sergeant major, and U.S. Army Pvt. Alice Harris, CJTF - 101 and RC-East CJ1 (Personnel) awards clerk, prepare to make the ceremonious first cut into a birthday cake, celebrating the U.S. Army's 238th birthday at Bagram Airfield, June 14, 2013. Coulter, 55, a native of Syracuse, N.Y., and Harris, 18, a native of Pinellas Park, Fla., the oldest and youngest Soldiers in the CJTF-101 headquarters, teamed up to cut the cake as part of a time-honored tradition representing the past and future of the Army. Today's celebration recognized the continued strength, professionalism, and bravery of our ready and resilient Soldiers in the all-volunteer force.

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