Two hundred and thirty-four years ago, the United States Army was established to defend our Nation. From the Revolutionary War to the Global War on Terror, our Soldiers remain Army Strong with a deep commitment to our core values and beliefs. This 234th birthday commemorates America’s Army – Soldiers, Families and Civilians – who are achieving a level of excellence that is truly Army Strong both here and abroad. Their willingness to sacrifice to build a better future for others and to preserve our way of life is without a doubt, the Strength of our Nation.
Secretary of the Army John McHugh stopped by the Cody Child Development Center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall June 17 to read "Happy Birthday U.S. Army" to about 40 pre-school children. MORE
Happy Birthday to the US Army! MG Scott G. West, Commander, TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) reads a story to the youth of the Child Development Center, Detroit Arsenal, MI. MORE
HELEMANO MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - The children talked excitedly amongst themselves, their eyes lighting up at the sight of a red, white and blue cake, featuring 234 gold-tipped candles standing at attention. MORE
Children from the Child Development Center and School-Age Services paraded to the Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Garrison Headquarters June 18. Eight-year-old Zoe Dunn sang the national anthem, the middle school/teen program signed "America the... MORE