Army launches 237th birthday week at Mount Vernon
Photo Credit: Spc. John G. Martinez
Pfc. Eddie Munoz, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 47th Calvary Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C., speaks with Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, prior to the Army's 237th Birthday Week kick-off event at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate, Alexandria, Va., June 11, 2012. Munoz, who is recovering from wounds received in Afghanistan, was one of three Soldiers presented the Purple Heart medal during the ceremony June 11, 2012. George Washington established the Purple Heart award during the Revolutionary War.
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