Fort Leavenworth celebrates Army birthday

By U.S. ArmyJune 18, 2010

Combined Arms Center Deputy to the Commanding General Dale Ormond, CAC Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Johndrow, CAC Training Deputy Commanding General Col. Paul Funk II and Command and General Staff College Deputy Commandant Maj. Gen. Edward Cardon are joined by young Soldiers and family members for a cake cutting during the 235th Army birthday celebration June 14 in the Bell Hall parking lot, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The celebration also included a fun run and Soldiers reading essays they wrote titled "Why I am proud to be an American Soldier."
1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Combined Arms Center Deputy to the Commanding General Dale Ormond, CAC Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Johndrow, CAC Training Deputy Commanding General Col. Paul Funk II and Command and General Staff College Deputy Commandant Maj. Gen. Edward Cardon are joined by young Soldiers and family members for a cake cutting during the 235th Army birthday celebration June 14 in the Bell Hall parking lot, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The celebration also included a fun run and Soldiers reading essays they wrote titled "Why I am proud to be an American Soldier." (Photo Credit: Tisha Entwistle) VIEW ORIGINAL
The mass formation before the Army Birthday fun run included active duty members, family members and civilians June 14 in the Bell Hall parking lot. The run was part of the 235th Army birthday celebration that also featured a cake cutting and Soldiers reading essays they wrote titled "Why I am proud to be an American Soldier."
2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The mass formation before the Army Birthday fun run included active duty members, family members and civilians June 14 in the Bell Hall parking lot. The run was part of the 235th Army birthday celebration that also featured a cake cutting and Soldiers reading essays they wrote titled "Why I am proud to be an American Soldier." (Photo Credit: Tisha Entwistle) VIEW ORIGINAL
Combined Arms Center Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Johndrow and Command and General Staff College Deputy Commandant Maj. Gen. Edward Cardon congratulate and cheer on runners as they finish the Army birthday fun run June 14 in the Bell Hall parking lot. Johndrow and Cardon are accompanied by Fort Leavenworth Soldier and Noncommissioned Officers of the Year Sgt. Lisa Sizemore of Medical Department Activity; Staff Sgt. John Hoover of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, CAC, Special Troops Battalion; and Spc. Kelvin Smith of MEDDAC.
3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Combined Arms Center Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Johndrow and Command and General Staff College Deputy Commandant Maj. Gen. Edward Cardon congratulate and cheer on runners as they finish the Army birthday fun run June 14 in the Bell Hall parking lot. Johndrow and Cardon are accompanied by Fort Leavenworth Soldier and Noncommissioned Officers of the Year Sgt. Lisa Sizemore of Medical Department Activity; Staff Sgt. John Hoover of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, CAC, Special Troops Battalion; and Spc. Kelvin Smith of MEDDAC. (Photo Credit: Tisha Entwistle) VIEW ORIGINAL
The staff, faculty and students from Command and General Staff College near the end of the Army birthday fun run June 14. Service members, civilians, family members and even a few canines participated in the fun run that was part of the 235th Army birthday celebration in the Bell Hall parking lot. The celebration also included a cake cutting and Soldiers reading essays they wrote titled "Why I am proud to be an American Soldier."
4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The staff, faculty and students from Command and General Staff College near the end of the Army birthday fun run June 14. Service members, civilians, family members and even a few canines participated in the fun run that was part of the 235th Army birthday celebration in the Bell Hall parking lot. The celebration also included a cake cutting and Soldiers reading essays they wrote titled "Why I am proud to be an American Soldier." (Photo Credit: Tisha Entwistle) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sofia Rodriguez waves the nation's colors as she nears the Buffalo Soldier Monument along the School-Age Services Army birthday parade route June 14 at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The children from SAS summer camp celebrated the Army's 235th birthday by singing "Happy Birthday to You" at the Buffalo Soldier Monument, and then returned to the Patch School-Age Services building.
5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sofia Rodriguez waves the nation's colors as she nears the Buffalo Soldier Monument along the School-Age Services Army birthday parade route June 14 at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The children from SAS summer camp celebrated the Army's 235th birthday by singing "Happy Birthday to You" at the Buffalo Soldier Monument, and then returned to the Patch School-Age Services building. (Photo Credit: Prudence Siebert) VIEW ORIGINAL
Children in grades first, second, fourth and fifth assemble at the Buffalo Soldier Monument to celebrate the Army's birthday by singing "Happy Birthday to You" June 14 after a parade from the Patch School-Age Services building at Fort
6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Children in grades first, second, fourth and fifth assemble at the Buffalo Soldier Monument to celebrate the Army's birthday by singing "Happy Birthday to You" June 14 after a parade from the Patch School-Age Services building at Fort (Photo Credit: Prudence Siebert) VIEW ORIGINAL
Children in grades first, second, fourth and fifth celebrate the Army's birthday by singing "Happy Birthday to You" at the Buffalo Soldier Monument after a parade from the Patch School-Age Services building June 14.
7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Children in grades first, second, fourth and fifth celebrate the Army's birthday by singing "Happy Birthday to You" at the Buffalo Soldier Monument after a parade from the Patch School-Age Services building June 14. (Photo Credit: Prudence Siebert) VIEW ORIGINAL
Children pass Garrison Headquarters along the School-Age Services Army birthday parade route June 14. The children from SAS summer camp celebrated the Army's 235th birthday by singing "Happy Birthday to You" at the Buffalo Soldier Monument, and then returned to the Patch School-Age Services building.
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Children pass Garrison Headquarters along the School-Age Services Army birthday parade route June 14. The children from SAS summer camp celebrated the Army's 235th birthday by singing "Happy Birthday to You" at the Buffalo Soldier Monument, and then returned to the Patch School-Age Services building. (Photo Credit: Prudence Siebert) VIEW ORIGINAL