Army launches 237th birthday week at Mount Vernon
Photo Credit: Spc. John G. Martinez
Secretary of the Army John McHugh gives remarks during the Army's 237th Birthday Week kick-off event at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate, Alexandria, Va., June 11, 2012. During the ceremony, McHugh and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III presented three Soldiers with the Purple Heart medals. George Washington established the Purple Heart Medal during the Revolutionary War.
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