On June 14, 2013, the U.S. Army celebrated its 238th birthday.

The photo above is from the Army Birthday Pentagon Cake Cutting Ceremony.

From left, Army Col. Arthur Wittich, the oldest soldier serving in the Military District of Washington; Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno; Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel; Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh; Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III and Pvt. 1st Class Andrew Segla, the youngest soldier serving in the Military District of Washington; cut the Army's birthday cake during a ceremony marking its 238th birthday at the Pentagon, June 13, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. John G. Martinez)

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