Army launches 237th birthday week at Mount Vernon
Photo Credit: Spc. John G. Martinez
Secretary of the Army John McHugh pins the Purple Heart medal on Pfc. Eddie Munoz, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 47th Calvary Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C., during 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. George Washington established the Purple Heart award during the Revolutionary War.
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