U.S. Army Garrison Brussels celebrates the Army's 235th Birthday

By Mr. Robert H Mcelroy (IMCOM)June 15, 2010

U.S. Army Garrison Brussels, Belgium celebrated the 235th birthday of the U.S. Army during a brief ceremony on June 14. 

The event included the reading of messages from the Army leadership, a cake cutting and children singing a song they developed for the occasion. 

Here the garrison's youngest Soldier, Spc. Justin Miller  (left) and its oldest Sgt. 1st Class Lester Newkirk cut the cake with a sabre.
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U.S. Army Garrison Brussels, Belgium celebrated the 235th birthday of the U.S. Army during a brief ceremony on June 14. 

The event included the reading of messages from the Army leadership, a cake cutting and children singing a song they developed for the occasion. 

Here garrison commander Lt. Col. Darin Conkright and 11-year old Dakota Henderson cut the cake.
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