Army Birthday Capitol Hill cake-cutting

By D. Myles CullenJune 17, 2010

A Congressional staffer passes a cut-out of a Union Soldier on his way to the Army's birthday cake cutting ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010.
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Make-A-Wish foundation participant Joshua Bluont reviews the coin that he received from Secretary of the Army John Mchugh during the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010. Joshua is visiting D.C. as part of his wish which was granted by the Make-A-Wish foundation.
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Make-A-Wish foundation participant Joshua Bluont reviews the coin that he received from Secretary of the Army John Mchugh during the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010. Joshua is visiting D.C. as part of his wish which was granted by the Make-A-Wish foundation. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI), Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX), Rep. John Carter (R-TX) and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston use a sword to cut a cake as part of the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010.
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI), Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX), Rep. John Carter (R-TX) and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston use a sword to cut a cake as part of the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI) addresses the audience of the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010.
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Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. addresses the audience of the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010.
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Soldiers of the Old Guard drill team perform during the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010.
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Soldiers of the Old Guard drill team perform during the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010.
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Gen. William "Kip" Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, talks with Make-A-Wish foundation participant Joshua Bluont during the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010. Joshua is visiting D.C. as part of his wish which was granted by the Make-A-Wish foundation.
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. William "Kip" Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, talks with Make-A-Wish foundation participant Joshua Bluont during the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010. Joshua is visiting D.C. as part of his wish which was granted by the Make-A-Wish foundation. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
West Point cadets talk with Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and Gen. William "Kip" Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, at the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010.
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Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston talks with Soldiers who are supporting the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010.
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Soldiers with the Army Band "Pershing's Own" perform during the Army's 235th birthday ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010.
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