(From left to right) Spc. Shane Bradley, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Military Police Platoon, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, representing INSCOM's youngest Soldier; Col. Earnest A. Bazemore, INSCOM inspector general, representing INSCOM's eldest Soldier; and Brig. Gen. Robert L. Walter, Jr., INSCOM deputy commanding general, cut a birthday cake with a ceremonial saber in honor of the 238th U.S. Army birthday at Fort Belvoir, Va., June 14.
The event was hosted by INSCOM command leadership including Walter and Sgt. Maj. William A. Typhair, Jr., INSCOM G4 sergeant major, who presided over the ceremony. During his remarks, Walter spoke about the significance and importance of the creation of the U.S. Army and the wide variety of patriots who comprised the nation's first Army -- the Continental Army.
In keeping with U.S. Army birthday tradition, INSCOM annually invites the youngest and eldest Soldiers present at the ceremony to join command leadership in cutting the ceremonial cake with a saber.