Odierno, Old Guard Soldiers help NYC celebrate Army's 237th birthday

By Staff Sgt. Teddy WadeJune 14, 2012

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, along with the youngest and oldest Soldiers in the crowd, and Buddy Valastro from the TV show Cake Boss, cut a cake celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City.
1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, along with the youngest and oldest Soldiers in the crowd, and Buddy Valastro from the TV show Cake Boss, cut a cake celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
First Lt. Alexander Woody, from the 82nd Airborne Division, salutes during the playing of the National Anthem in a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City. Woody was wounded in combat in Afghanistan.
2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – First Lt. Alexander Woody, from the 82nd Airborne Division, salutes during the playing of the National Anthem in a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City. Woody was wounded in combat in Afghanistan. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Alexander Woody, from the 82nd Airborne Division salutes during the playing of the National Anthem in a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th year birthday at Times Square June 14, 2012 in New York, New York. Woody was wounded in combat in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army 1st Lt. Alexander Woody, from the 82nd Airborne Division salutes during the playing of the National Anthem in a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th year birthday at Times Square June 14, 2012 in New York, New York. Woody was wounded in combat in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno salutes during the playing of the National Anthem in a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City.
4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno salutes during the playing of the National Anthem in a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno congratulates future Army
Soldiers after administering the oath of enlistment during a ceremony at
Times Square celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012,
in New York City.
5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno congratulates future Army Soldiers after administering the oath of enlistment during a ceremony at Times Square celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, in New York City. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Confetti comes out of a tank cake designed by Buddy Valastro from the TV show Cake Boss, to honor the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, along with the youngest and oldest Soldiers in the crowd, and Buddy Valastro, cut a cake celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday.
6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Confetti comes out of a tank cake designed by Buddy Valastro from the TV show Cake Boss, to honor the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, along with the youngest and oldest Soldiers in the crowd, and Buddy Valastro, cut a cake celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno gives his remarks during a
ceremony celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City.
7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno gives his remarks during a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, commander of Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and Military District of Washington, accompanied Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno to New York city for a celebration of the U.S. Army's 237th birthday.
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, commander of Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and Military District of Washington, accompanied Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno to New York city for a celebration of the U.S. Army's 237th birthday. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL