Army celebrates its 236th birthday with a lineup of events in the National Capitol Region
June 2, 2011
By U.S. Army
May 12, 2011
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Army Birthday Ball (tickets required)
Reception begins at 5 p.m.
Doors open for dinner seating at 6 p.m.
Dinner program begins at 6:30 p.m.
Gaylord National Convention Center
For more information visit https://www.us.army.mil/suite/page/606311 (AKO log-in required)
Tuesday, June 14
Wreath Laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns
Ceremony begins at 8 a.m.
Arlington National Cemetery
Pentagon Cake Cutting
Begins at 11 a.m.
Capitol Hill Cake Cutting
Begins at 5:30 p.m.
Capitol Visitor Center Atrium
Wednesday, June 15
Twilight Tattoo and Reception
Reception begins at 6 p.m.; Twilight Tattoo begins at 7:15 p.m.
(In case of rain, event will be at Conmy Hall)
Friday, June 17
Begins at 7 a.m.
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
Stay tuned to www.army.mil/birthday to catch coverage of Army Birthday events.