Tampa Celebrates the 232nd Army Birthday

By SGM Steve Valley (OCPA-SE Branch)June 14, 2007

The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps performs at the 2007 Army Ball in Tampa on June 9, 2007.
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The U.S. Army Drill Team performs at the 2007 Army Ball in Tampa on June 9, 2007.
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Sergeant 1st Class Flythe, Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, welcomes Devil Ray fans at the door and presents each with an American flag on the Army's 232nd birthday.
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Army Major General Steven Hashem of the U.S. Special Operations Command, located at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, conducts a Future Soldier Swear In prior to the 1st pitch at the Tampa Bay Devil Ray's Army Birthday night.
4 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Major General Steven Hashem of the U.S. Special Operations Command, located at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, conducts a Future Soldier Swear In prior to the 1st pitch at the Tampa Bay Devil Ray's Army Birthday night. (Photo Credit: Rodney Weibley, Tampa Army Recruiting Battalion) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Major General Steven Hashem of the U.S. Special Operations Command, located at MacDill Air Force Base, conducts a Future Soldier Swear In at the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on the Army's 232nd Birthday.
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St. Petersburg Future Soldiers exit the Tampa Bay Devil Rays field after taking the oath of enlistment on the Army's 232nd Birthday.
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A Devil Rays coach congratulates Lt. Col.
Dean Shultis on his strike zone pitch and thanks him for what he and his Soldiers do for our country every day at the Devil Rays stadium on the Army's 232nd Birthday.
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Honoring AmericaAca,!a,,cs Soldiers- past, present and future- and their families, Army Major General Steven Hashem and Future Soldier, Pvt. Keith Brown, perform the ArmyAca,!a,,cs birthday cake cutting ceremony to celebrate 232 years of Army Tradition.
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Sgt. 1st Class Lara and Staff Sgt. Rodriguez, of the Tampa Recruiting Company, repel in the 1st pitch-baseball for Lt. Col. Dean Shultis at the Devil Ray's 232nd Army Birthday celebration.
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class Lara and Staff Sgt. Rodriguez, of the Tampa Recruiting Company, repel in the 1st pitch-baseball for Lt. Col. Dean Shultis at the Devil Ray's 232nd Army Birthday celebration. (Photo Credit: Rodney Weibley, Tampa Army Recruiting Battalion) VIEW ORIGINAL