Cake cutting
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson
Army and community leaders, along with the oldest and youngest Soldiers in the formation, cut the Army birthday cake June 14, 2012, in front of the Alamo in San Antonio. (From left to right) Richard Perez, president and chief executive officer, Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce; Frank Perez, 86, who served as a private first class in the D-Day invasion and once drove for Gen. George S. Patton; Pvt. Cortez-Gonzalez, 18, who will begin basic training in a few weeks; San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro; and Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV, commanding general, U.S. Army North, and senior commander, Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, cut the cake for the Army's 237th birthday celebration in San Antonio. More than 1,500 Soldiers and civilians ran from Fort Sam Houston to the Alamo where they took part in a flag raising and a cake-cutting ceremony as part of the Army's 237th birthday celebration.
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