Representing the oldest Soldier in the Military District of Washington, Col. Arthur Wittich second from left, takes part in the annual Army birthday cake-cutting at the Pentagon, June 19, 2014. Pictured left to right are Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno; Wittich; Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work; Secretary of the Army John McHugh; Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III; and Pvt. Christoper French, the youngest Soldier in the MDW.