• The oldest and youngest Soldiers at Kosovo Force's Multinational Battle Group-East, cut the cake during a commemoration ceremony for the U.S. Army's 239th birthday, June 14, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

    Celebrating the Army's 239th birthday in Kosovo

    The oldest and youngest Soldiers at Kosovo Force's Multinational Battle Group-East, cut the cake during a commemoration ceremony for the U.S. Army's 239th birthday, June 14, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

  • The official cake on display at the Camp Bondsteel Dining Facility in Kosovo, June 14.

    Ceremonial birthday cake for U.S. Soldiers

    The official cake on display at the Camp Bondsteel Dining Facility in Kosovo, June 14.

  • Col. Charles Hensley, commander of Kosovo Force's Multinational Battle Group-East, addresses U.S. Soldiers who gathered to watch the ceremonial cake cutting at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, June 14.

    MNBG-E Commander addresses Soldiers

    Col. Charles Hensley, commander of Kosovo Force's Multinational Battle Group-East, addresses U.S. Soldiers who gathered to watch the ceremonial cake cutting at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, June 14.

  • Soldiers with Task Force Medical at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, celebrate after completing the Army Birthday 10-mile relay race, June 14. Each team had 10 participants who each ran one mile around Camp Bondsteel. The winning team, from 2nd Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, completed the race in just over 1 hour, 6 minutes.

    10-miler relay participants celebrate

    Soldiers with Task Force Medical at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, celebrate after completing the Army Birthday 10-mile relay race, June 14. Each team had 10 participants who each ran one mile around Camp Bondsteel. The winning team, from 2nd Squadron, 38th...

U.S. Soldiers with Kosovo Force's Multinational Battle Group-East celebrated 239 years of the Army's birthday, June 14, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

Events at Camp Bondsteel included a traditional cake-cutting ceremony with the battle group's oldest and youngest Soldiers cutting the cake, and a 10-mile relay race around the camp. Each participant ran one mile, and the winning time was just over 1 hour, 6 minutes.

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