IMCOM-Europe Celebrates Army's Birthday

By IMCOM-Europe Public AffairsJune 16, 2008

VICENZA, Italy - Diane Devens, director of Installation Management Command-Europe, reads to children three to five-years-old while visiting the Child Development Center on Caserma Ederle, Italy, June 13. Various events held to celebrate the Army's 233rd Birthday included activities at the U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza Child and Youth Services.
1 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – VICENZA, Italy - Diane Devens, director of Installation Management Command-Europe, reads to children three to five-years-old while visiting the Child Development Center on Caserma Ederle, Italy, June 13. Various events held to celebrate the Army's 233rd Birthday included activities at the U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza Child and Youth Services. (Photo Credit: Laura Kreider) VIEW ORIGINAL
STUTTGART, Germany - U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's Morgan Pastore reads the Army Birthday Book to children at the Panzer Child Development Center June 12 in Germany. The book, written by Army Youth Services, was published to help children better understand Army history and their role in the greater Army Family. After the reading, the children sang "Happy Birthday" to the Army and ate birthday cake.
2 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – STUTTGART, Germany - U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's Morgan Pastore reads the Army Birthday Book to children at the Panzer Child Development Center June 12 in Germany. The book, written by Army Youth Services, was published to help children better understand Army history and their role in the greater Army Family. After the reading, the children sang "Happy Birthday" to the Army and ate birthday cake. (Photo Credit: Susan Huseman) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Col. Glen McFarland (right), the most senior Soldier at U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen, the Netherlands, offers the first slice of Army Birthday cake to Spc. Aunna Neuser, the garrison's newest member, during a quarterly award ceremony June 11, 2008, to mark the U.S. Army's 233rd Birthday.
3 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. Glen McFarland (right), the most senior Soldier at U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen, the Netherlands, offers the first slice of Army Birthday cake to Spc. Aunna Neuser, the garrison's newest member, during a quarterly award ceremony June 11, 2008, to mark the U.S. Army's 233rd Birthday. (Photo Credit: Tom Budzyna) VIEW ORIGINAL
ANSBACH, Germany - Honoring the Army's 233rd Birthday, Lt. Col. Tammy McKenna, commander of U.S. Garrison Ansbach, Germany; Heather Lammers, Katterbach Child Development Center director; and Judith Vazquez, CDC administration assistant, cut and serve Army birthday cake at the Katterbach CDC June 12. Prior to the cake cutting, McKenna read "Happy Birthday Army," a book by Army Youth Services to CDC children. The garrison's Child and Youth services hosted numerous events to better include the garrison's younger members in the birthday celebrations.
4 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – ANSBACH, Germany - Honoring the Army's 233rd Birthday, Lt. Col. Tammy McKenna, commander of U.S. Garrison Ansbach, Germany; Heather Lammers, Katterbach Child Development Center director; and Judith Vazquez, CDC administration assistant, cut and serve Army birthday cake at the Katterbach CDC June 12. Prior to the cake cutting, McKenna read "Happy Birthday Army," a book by Army Youth Services to CDC children. The garrison's Child and Youth services hosted numerous events to better include the garrison's younger members in the birthday celebrations. (Photo Credit: Ronald H. Toland Jr.) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAMBERG, Germany - Carol Rosenberg, wife of Lt. Col. Gary Rosenberg, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg, Germany, reads the "Happy Birthday Army" book to children at Bamberg's Child Development Center June 9 in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday
5 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAMBERG, Germany - Carol Rosenberg, wife of Lt. Col. Gary Rosenberg, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg, Germany, reads the "Happy Birthday Army" book to children at Bamberg's Child Development Center June 9 in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday (Photo Credit: Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
WIESBADEN, Germany - Youth from the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Child Development Center celebrate the Army's 233rd birthday during a parade on Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Germany.
6 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – WIESBADEN, Germany - Youth from the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Child Development Center celebrate the Army's 233rd birthday during a parade on Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Germany. (Photo Credit: Chrystal Smith) VIEW ORIGINAL
BRUSSELS, Belgium - Lt. Col. Darin Conkright, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Brussels, Belgium, and the youngest Soldier in Brussels, Pfc. Chris Newman, slice the Army Birthday cake in front of the assembled garrison's celebration of the Army
7 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BRUSSELS, Belgium - Lt. Col. Darin Conkright, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Brussels, Belgium, and the youngest Soldier in Brussels, Pfc. Chris Newman, slice the Army Birthday cake in front of the assembled garrison's celebration of the Army (Photo Credit: Thad Moyseowicz) VIEW ORIGINAL
LIVORNO, Italy - LeAire George, left, asks Lt. Col. Steven Cade, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Livorno, Italy, if she can have another slice of cake, while Yuki Claudio, right, enjoys a large bite. The children at the Camp Darby Child Development Center celebrated the 233rd Army Birthday with a special book reading and cake cutting just for them.
8 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – LIVORNO, Italy - LeAire George, left, asks Lt. Col. Steven Cade, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Livorno, Italy, if she can have another slice of cake, while Yuki Claudio, right, enjoys a large bite. The children at the Camp Darby Child Development Center celebrated the 233rd Army Birthday with a special book reading and cake cutting just for them. (Photo Credit: Joyce Costello) VIEW ORIGINAL
HEIDELBERG, Germany - Children from the Heidelberg area Child Development Centers sing "Happy Birthday" to the Army June 12, in the Keyes Building Garden Area on Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany. The children were part of the birthday celebration which included cake cutting - and eating - and a reading of the Army Birthday storybook.
9 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HEIDELBERG, Germany - Children from the Heidelberg area Child Development Centers sing "Happy Birthday" to the Army June 12, in the Keyes Building Garden Area on Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany. The children were part of the birthday celebration which included cake cutting - and eating - and a reading of the Army Birthday storybook. (Photo Credit: Jason Austin) VIEW ORIGINAL
SCHWINFURT, Germany - John McIntyre, acting deputy commander of U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt, Germany, gets a little assistance cutting the Army Birthday cake from four-year-old Isis Didymus at the USAG Schweinfurt Child Development Center.
10 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SCHWINFURT, Germany - John McIntyre, acting deputy commander of U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt, Germany, gets a little assistance cutting the Army Birthday cake from four-year-old Isis Didymus at the USAG Schweinfurt Child Development Center. (Photo Credit: Kimberly Gearhart) VIEW ORIGINAL
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Col. Brian Boyle, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, takes time to engage in a question and answer session on the Army Birthday story he'd just read to 200 children at the Vilseck School Age Services facility in
11 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Col. Brian Boyle, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, takes time to engage in a question and answer session on the Army Birthday story he'd just read to 200 children at the Vilseck School Age Services facility in (Photo Credit: Nick D'Amario) VIEW ORIGINAL
DARMSTADT, Germany - The community of U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt celebrated the Army's Birthday June 12 with a luncheon and ceremony at the Kelley Dining Facility, the last such event for the closing installation. Lt. Col. David Astin (middle), commander of USAG Darmstadt; Command Sergeant Major Harold Littlejohn (left); and the youngest Soldier present, Pvt. 2 Mary Barba, 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, cut the cake for attendees, who lined up around the dining hall to participate in the luncheon.
12 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – DARMSTADT, Germany - The community of U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt celebrated the Army's Birthday June 12 with a luncheon and ceremony at the Kelley Dining Facility, the last such event for the closing installation. Lt. Col. David Astin (middle), commander of USAG Darmstadt; Command Sergeant Major Harold Littlejohn (left); and the youngest Soldier present, Pvt. 2 Mary Barba, 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, cut the cake for attendees, who lined up around the dining hall to participate in the luncheon. (Photo Credit: Amy Buenning Sturm) VIEW ORIGINAL