West Point celebrates 235th Army Birthday

By Tommy Gilligan, West Point Pointer ViewJune 14, 2010

Corporal Jason Frost places a set of streamers representing the campaigns of World War I on the Army's flag June 14 at the West Point Club Ballroom as part of West Point's 235th Army Birthday celebration. There are 13 dedicated double rainbow campaign streamers that symbolize Soldiers sacrifices in the name of freedom.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Corporal Jason Frost places a set of streamers representing the campaigns of World War I on the Army's flag June 14 at the West Point Club Ballroom as part of West Point's 235th Army Birthday celebration. There are 13 dedicated double rainbow campaign streamers that symbolize Soldiers sacrifices in the name of freedom. (Photo Credit: Tommy Gilligan, West Point Pointer VIew) VIEW ORIGINAL
The 57th Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, Lt. Gen. Buster Hagenbeck, and Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Mahoney, West Point's senior non-commissioned officer, render a hand salute after placing a wreath at the grave of Gen. William C. Westmoreland, former Army Chief of Staff, USMA Class of 1936 and West Point Superintendent from 1960-1963, June 14. The wreath laying ceremony was a part of West Point's 235th Army Birthday celebration.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The 57th Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, Lt. Gen. Buster Hagenbeck, and Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Mahoney, West Point's senior non-commissioned officer, render a hand salute after placing a wreath at the grave of Gen. William C. Westmoreland, former Army Chief of Staff, USMA Class of 1936 and West Point Superintendent from 1960-1963, June 14. The wreath laying ceremony was a part of West Point's 235th Army Birthday celebration. (Photo Credit: Tommy Gilligan, West Point Pointer View) VIEW ORIGINAL