VICENZA, Italy -- Soldiers gathered at the Ederle Theater on U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza June 11 to celebrate the Army's 234th birthday. In honor of the Year of the NCO, Soldiers who were selected as NCO of the Year from the garrison, U.S. Army Africa, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 509th Signal Battalion and the Warrior Transition Unit had the honor of placing campaign streamers on the Army flag during the ceremony. The Soldiers then joined USAG Vicenza Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Hartless to cut the Army birthday cake. Pictured from left are Staff Sgt. Daniel Gaumer, Staff Sgt. Joshua Valles, Sgt. Jason Gilliland, Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Hartless, Sgt. Silvana Smith and Sgt. Omar Zamora.