U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Celebrates Army Birthday

By Sgt. Mary Ferguson (The NCO Journal)June 16, 2008

(left to right) Col. Donald Gentry, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy commandant, joins Department of the Army civilian John McLaughlin, USAMSA Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond Chandler, Sgt. Maj. Joe Espinoza, 59, the academy\'s oldest Soldier, and Spc. Russel Schnaare, 22, the academy's youngest Soldier, in the traditional cake cutting portion of USASMA's Army Birthday celebration June 14, in the academy's East Auditorium, Fort Bliss, Texas. Espinoza and more than 400 other Soldiers at the birthday ceremony are currently attending the resident phase of the Sergeants Major Non-resident Course.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (left to right) Col. Donald Gentry, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy commandant, joins Department of the Army civilian John McLaughlin, USAMSA Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond Chandler, Sgt. Maj. Joe Espinoza, 59, the academy\'s oldest Soldier, and Spc. Russel Schnaare, 22, the academy's youngest Soldier, in the traditional cake cutting portion of USASMA's Army Birthday celebration June 14, in the academy's East Auditorium, Fort Bliss, Texas. Espinoza and more than 400 other Soldiers at the birthday ceremony are currently attending the resident phase of the Sergeants Major Non-resident Course. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mary Ferguson (The NCO Journal)) VIEW ORIGINAL