June 25, 2009
By Beverly Joyner, Fort Eustis Wheel Staff Writer
Aydin Dean, right, leads attendees in reciting the Pledge of Allegience during the Happy Army Birthday Children's Parade at the Fort Eustis Child Development Center June 18. The cardboard cake behind Aydin was constructed by CDC employee Melissa Diggs...
CDC staff, parents and toddlers line the parade route during the festivities.
A cake, celebrating the Army's 234th birthday, sits on display in the CDC lobby June 18.
Javyn Eisenhower, left, and Nylah Simpson, both with the CDC's 1st Step Program, carry a U.S. Army banner during the parade.
Col. Andy Bowes, Fort Eustis garrison commander, points to an illustration as he reads Sam, the Army Dog to kindergartners at the Child Development Center June 18.