USAG Grafenwoehr celebrates Army's 235th birthday

By Jeremy S. Buddemeier, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Public AffairsJune 14, 2010

Joint Multinational Training Command's Command Sgt. Maj. Darieus Zagara (center) leads Soldiers and family members in rousing renditions of "Happy Birthday" and "The Army Goes Rolling Along" following the cake cutting during a celebration of the Army's 235th birthday at U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr's Dining Facility, June 14. More than 400 Soldiers, civilians and family members attended the event.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Joint Multinational Training Command's Command Sgt. Maj. Darieus Zagara (center) leads Soldiers and family members in rousing renditions of "Happy Birthday" and "The Army Goes Rolling Along" following the cake cutting during a celebration of the Army's 235th birthday at U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr's Dining Facility, June 14. More than 400 Soldiers, civilians and family members attended the event. (Photo Credit: Jeremy S. Buddemeier, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
The oldest and youngest Soldiers, Chaplain (Maj.) Stan Copeland (left), 63, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Family Life Chaplain and Pvt. Nathaniel Krom, 18, from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, enjoy cake during the Army birthday celebration at USAG Grafenwoehr's Dining Facility, June 14. Copeland entered the Army 23 years before Krom was born.  More than 400 Soldiers, civilians and family members attended the event.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The oldest and youngest Soldiers, Chaplain (Maj.) Stan Copeland (left), 63, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Family Life Chaplain and Pvt. Nathaniel Krom, 18, from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, enjoy cake during the Army birthday celebration at USAG Grafenwoehr's Dining Facility, June 14. Copeland entered the Army 23 years before Krom was born. More than 400 Soldiers, civilians and family members attended the event. (Photo Credit: Jeremy S. Buddemeier, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Col. Michael Higginbottom, chief of staff, Joint Multinational Training Command (left) and JMTC's Command Sgt. Maj. Darieus  Zagara serve cake to the oldest and youngest Soldiers, Chaplain (Maj.) Stan Copeland, 63, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Family Life Chaplain and Pvt. Nathaniel Krom, 18, from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, respectively, during the Army birthday celebration at USAG Grafenwoehr's Dining Facility, June 14. More than 400 Soldiers, civilians and family members attended the event.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Michael Higginbottom, chief of staff, Joint Multinational Training Command (left) and JMTC's Command Sgt. Maj. Darieus Zagara serve cake to the oldest and youngest Soldiers, Chaplain (Maj.) Stan Copeland, 63, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Family Life Chaplain and Pvt. Nathaniel Krom, 18, from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, respectively, during the Army birthday celebration at USAG Grafenwoehr's Dining Facility, June 14. More than 400 Soldiers, civilians and family members attended the event. (Photo Credit: S. Buddemeier, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
(From left to right) Col. Michael Higginbottom, chief of staff, Joint Multinational Training Command; Chaplain (Maj.) Stan Copeland, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Family Life Chaplain; Pvt. Nathaniel Krom, Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment; and JMTC's Command Sgt. Maj. Darieus  Zagara prepare to cut the cake during a celebration of the Army's 235th birthday at USAG Grafenwoehr's Dining Facility, June 14. More than 400 Soldiers, civilians and family members attended the event. Copeland, 63, and Krom, 18, were the oldest and youngest Soldiers, at U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr. Copeland entered the Army 23 years before Krom was born.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (From left to right) Col. Michael Higginbottom, chief of staff, Joint Multinational Training Command; Chaplain (Maj.) Stan Copeland, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Family Life Chaplain; Pvt. Nathaniel Krom, Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment; and JMTC's Command Sgt. Maj. Darieus Zagara prepare to cut the cake during a celebration of the Army's 235th birthday at USAG Grafenwoehr's Dining Facility, June 14. More than 400 Soldiers, civilians and family members attended the event. Copeland, 63, and Krom, 18, were the oldest and youngest Soldiers, at U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr. Copeland entered the Army 23 years before Krom was born. (Photo Credit: Jeremy S. Buddemeier, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL