235th Army Birthday Twilight Tattoo

By D. Myles CullenJune 18, 2010

A Soldier with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) stands by prior to a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010.  The Old Guard's motto is Noli Me Tangere (from Latin: - Touch me Not).
1 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) stands by prior to a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The Old Guard's motto is Noli Me Tangere (from Latin: - Touch me Not). (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Audience for the Twilight Tattoo ceremony participate in the celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010.  The June 14, 1775, date is when Congress adopted "the American Continental Army" after reaching a consensus position.
2 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Audience for the Twilight Tattoo ceremony participate in the celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The June 14, 1775, date is when Congress adopted "the American Continental Army" after reaching a consensus position. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) sings the National Anthem during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010.  The Old Guard conducts memorial affairs to honor our fallen comrades and ceremonies and special events to represent the Army.
3 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) sings the National Anthem during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The Old Guard conducts memorial affairs to honor our fallen comrades and ceremonies and special events to represent the Army. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) performs a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010.  The Old Guard's motto is Noli Me Tangere (from Latin: - Touch me Not).
4 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) performs a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The Old Guard's motto is Noli Me Tangere (from Latin: - Touch me Not). (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Fife and Drum Corps with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The Old Guard conducts memorial affairs to honor our fallen comrades and ceremonies and special events to represent the Army.
5 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Fife and Drum Corps with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The Old Guard conducts memorial affairs to honor our fallen comrades and ceremonies and special events to represent the Army. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
The U.S. Army Drill Team with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) performs during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010.  The Old Guard's motto is Noli Me Tangere (from Latin: - Touch me Not).
6 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The U.S. Army Drill Team with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) performs during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The Old Guard's motto is Noli Me Tangere (from Latin: - Touch me Not). (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
The U.S. Army Drill Team, with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), performs during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010.  The Old Guard's motto is Noli Me Tangere (from Latin: - Touch me Not).
7 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The U.S. Army Drill Team, with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), performs during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The Old Guard's motto is Noli Me Tangere (from Latin: - Touch me Not). (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier dressed in a World War I uniform, with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), prepares to perform during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony as part of a celebration for the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010.  The Old Guard conducts memorial affairs to honor our fallen comrades and ceremonies and special events to represent the Army.
8 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier dressed in a World War I uniform, with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), prepares to perform during a Twilight Tattoo ceremony as part of a celebration for the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The Old Guard conducts memorial affairs to honor our fallen comrades and ceremonies and special events to represent the Army. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. meets with Maj. Lauren Miller with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at the conclusion of a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010.
9 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. meets with Maj. Lauren Miller with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at the conclusion of a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Audience members interact with Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at the conclusion of a Twilight Tattoo ceremony that was conducted in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010.
10 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Audience members interact with Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at the conclusion of a Twilight Tattoo ceremony that was conducted in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL