U.S. Army Evaluation Center personnel celebrate the Army's 239th Birthday. During the celebration, Col. Warline S. Richardson, military deputy at AEC, reminded AEC personnel of the impact they make each day as they work in the Army Profession. A room filled with Army officers, enlisted Soldiers and Army civilians recieved her remarks with enthusiasm as she expressed her gratitude for citizens who choose to serve the nation with competence, character and commitment, all hallmarks the Army Professional.

"We [Soldiers and civilians] serve as a total force, a hybrid mix of Army professionals who share the same professional ethic," said Richardson. "As we celebrate the Army's birthday this year, let us all remember to serve with valor and integrity while living the Army values and recognize those who of the past who made sacrifices for the freedoms we all enjoy today. Happy 239th Birthday Army!"