Pentagon Army Birthday Ceremony

By Staff Sgt. Christina M. O'ConnellJune 14, 2007

Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren (middle), Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey (left) and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston (right) join the youngest and oldest Soldiers in the Maryland/D.C. area in cutting the birthday cake during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14.
1 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren (middle), Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey (left) and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston (right) join the youngest and oldest Soldiers in the Maryland/D.C. area in cutting the birthday cake during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. O'Connell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey speaks during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14.
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Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey talks with a new Soldier he enlisted during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14.
3 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey talks with a new Soldier he enlisted during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. O'Connell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks about the importance of Soldiers and their families to the Army during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14.
4 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks about the importance of Soldiers and their families to the Army during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. O'Connell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey enlists a group of new Soldiers into the Army during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14.
5 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey enlists a group of new Soldiers into the Army during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. O'Connell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren applauds the Army birthday cake before them with the youngest and oldest Soldiers of the Maryland/D.C. area during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14.
6 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren applauds the Army birthday cake before them with the youngest and oldest Soldiers of the Maryland/D.C. area during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. O'Connell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers dressed in past and present Army uniforms recite the Soldiers' Creed during the Army Birthday CAke Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14.
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Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston presents Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren with the sword to cut the Army birthday cake during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14.
8 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston presents Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren with the sword to cut the Army birthday cake during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. O'Connell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey reenlists seven members of The Old Guard during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14.
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey reenlists seven members of The Old Guard during the Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Pentagon, June 14. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. O'Connell) VIEW ORIGINAL