SA with 238th Army Birthday Wreath
Photo Credit: J.D. Leipold
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh prepares to rest a wreath commemorating the Army's 238th birthday in the tomb of the service's first general, and later the country's first president, George Washington, at Mount Vernon in Alexandria, Va., June 10, 2013. Washington also created the nation's first version of the Purple Heart, the Badge of Military Merit, which he presented to three enlisted Soldiers on Aug. 7, 1782.
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