USARPAC celebrates 235th Army Birthday

By Spc. Ashley ArmstrongJune 15, 2010

Nearly 900 gathered at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel June 12 to commemorate the Army Birthday with U.S. Army, Pacific Commander Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon,
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HONOLULU, Hawaii--The 235th Army Birthday Commemoration commenced with the singing of the National Anthem at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12.
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HONOLULU, Hawaii-Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Zettlemoyer, command sergeant major, U.S. Army-Pacific identifies the single rose, symbolic of families and loved ones who keep faith awaiting the return of prisoners of war and those missing in action at an empty table honoring them during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12.
3 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HONOLULU, Hawaii-Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Zettlemoyer, command sergeant major, U.S. Army-Pacific identifies the single rose, symbolic of families and loved ones who keep faith awaiting the return of prisoners of war and those missing in action at an empty table honoring them during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Taeon Bing) VIEW ORIGINAL
HONOLULU, Hawaii- Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, U.S. Army-Pacific, Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Zettlemoyer, command sergeant major, USARPAC,  and Pfc. Daryl Tippens, intelligence analyst, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, cut the Army Birthday Cake during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12.
4 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HONOLULU, Hawaii- Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, U.S. Army-Pacific, Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Zettlemoyer, command sergeant major, USARPAC, and Pfc. Daryl Tippens, intelligence analyst, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, cut the Army Birthday Cake during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Taeon Bing) VIEW ORIGINAL
HONOLULU, Hawaii-Soldiers of the The U.S. Army Band Strolling Strings musical ensemble, from Washington D.C., entertain the audience at the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12.
5 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HONOLULU, Hawaii-Soldiers of the The U.S. Army Band Strolling Strings musical ensemble, from Washington D.C., entertain the audience at the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Taeon Bing) VIEW ORIGINAL
HONOLULU, Hawaii-- Staff Sgt. Eddie Barba an Infantry squad leader assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army Alaska, is applauded as he approaches the stage after being announced the winner of the 2010 U.S. Army-Pacific Warrior Challenge Competition and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for USARPAC during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June12.
6 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HONOLULU, Hawaii-- Staff Sgt. Eddie Barba an Infantry squad leader assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army Alaska, is applauded as he approaches the stage after being announced the winner of the 2010 U.S. Army-Pacific Warrior Challenge Competition and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for USARPAC during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June12. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Taeon Bing) VIEW ORIGINAL
HONOLULU, Hawaii-- Staff Sgt. Eddie Barba an Infantry squad leader assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army Alaska, and Spc. Andy James an infantryman assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division are applauded as they stand on stage after being announced winners of the 2010 U.S. Army-Pacific Warrior Challenge Competition during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12.
7 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HONOLULU, Hawaii-- Staff Sgt. Eddie Barba an Infantry squad leader assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army Alaska, and Spc. Andy James an infantryman assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division are applauded as they stand on stage after being announced winners of the 2010 U.S. Army-Pacific Warrior Challenge Competition during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Taeon Bing) VIEW ORIGINAL
HONOLULU, Hawaii-- Staff Sgt. Eddie Barba an Infantry squad leader assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, United States Army Alaska, and Spc. Andy James an infantryman assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division receive noncommissioned officer sword plaques after being announced winners of the 2010 U.S. Army-Pacific Warrior Challenge Competition during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12.
8 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HONOLULU, Hawaii-- Staff Sgt. Eddie Barba an Infantry squad leader assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, United States Army Alaska, and Spc. Andy James an infantryman assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division receive noncommissioned officer sword plaques after being announced winners of the 2010 U.S. Army-Pacific Warrior Challenge Competition during the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Taeon Bing) VIEW ORIGINAL
HONOLULU, Hawaii-Col. James Spangler, chief of staff, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command dances with his wife at the conclusion of the formal portion of the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12.
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HONOLULU, Hawaii-Col. James Spangler, chief of staff, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command dances with his wife at the conclusion of the formal portion of the 235th Army Birthday Commemoration, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, here, June 12. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Taeon Bing) VIEW ORIGINAL