EVENTS

  • JUNE 12, 4PM media thumbnail

    Open to CAC holders

    Army Birthday Festival

    The 247th Army Birthday Festival is a family-friendly event that will be held outdoors in place of the traditional Army Birthday Ball. It is scheduled for June 12 with doors opening at 4 p.m. on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are $10 for adults (18 and older) and free for 17 and under. Tickets and more details are available here

  • JUNE 14, 9AM media thumbnail

    Livestream and open to the public

    Army Birthday Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery

    The Army Birthday Wreath Laying Ceremony commemorates the Army's Birthday and honors all who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Join Army senior leadership at Arlington National Cemetery as we lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier this June 14 at 9 a.m. You can also view the livestream via @USArmy social media platforms.

  • JUNE 14, 2PM media thumbnail

    Live conversation

    Twitter Spaces - Defending America 24/7

    Join Sergeant Major of the Army, Sgt. Maj. Grinston and four Soldiers stationed all over the globe as they discuss what Defending America 24/7 means for them. The live conversation will be hosted on the @USArmy Twitter platform on June 14 at 2 p.m.

  • JUNE 15, 7PM media thumbnail

    Livestream and open to the public

    Army Birthday Show - Twilight Tattoo

    Join the action-packed military pageant featuring Soldiers from the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's ceremonial units. The Army Birthday Show will take place on June 15 at 7 p.m. and will be livestreamed. Click here for more details and COVID-19 precautions.

  • JUNE 16, 7PM media thumbnail

    TV broadcast and open to the public

    Army Day with the Nationals

    Army Day with the Nationals will be a home game against the Phillies on June 16 at 7 p.m. Click here for more details.

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Open to CAC holders
Army Birthday Festival
The 247th Army Birthday Festival is a family-friendly event that will be held outdoors in place of the traditional Army Birthday Ball. It is scheduled for June 12 with doors opening at 4 p.m. on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are $10 for adults (18 and older) and free for 17 and under. Tickets and more details are available here

Image for Army Birthday Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery

Livestream and open to the public
Army Birthday Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery
The Army Birthday Wreath Laying Ceremony commemorates the Army's Birthday and honors all who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Join Army senior leadership at Arlington National Cemetery as we lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier this June 14 at 9 a.m. You can also view the livestream via @USArmy social media platforms.

Image for Twitter Spaces - Defending America 24/7

Live conversation
Twitter Spaces - Defending America 24/7
Join Sergeant Major of the Army, Sgt. Maj. Grinston and four Soldiers stationed all over the globe as they discuss what Defending America 24/7 means for them. The live conversation will be hosted on the @USArmy Twitter platform on June 14 at 2 p.m.

Image for Army Birthday Show - Twilight Tattoo

Livestream and open to the public
Army Birthday Show - Twilight Tattoo
Join the action-packed military pageant featuring Soldiers from the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's ceremonial units. The Army Birthday Show will take place on June 15 at 7 p.m. and will be livestreamed. Click here for more details and COVID-19 precautions.

Image for Army Day with the Nationals

TV broadcast and open to the public
Army Day with the Nationals
Army Day with the Nationals will be a home game against the Phillies on June 16 at 7 p.m. Click here for more details.

FOLLOW AND SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

We want to see how you marked the U.S. Army's birthday this year, use these hashtags in your posts and articles...

  • On June 14 Use the hashtag #ArmyBday
  • For all Army Birthday content please use the hashtag #Army247
  • For Army heritage content please use hashtag #Army1775
  • Use #PeopleFirst and #AlwaysReady for series content


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