Celebrating the Army's Birthday

By Fort Lee Public Affairs OfficeJune 12, 2008

Capt. Tyron Taylor from Fort Lee, Va., shared the Army Birthday Book to a class from Walnut Hill Elementary School in Petersburg. Students enjoyed learning Army history in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday as Soldiers assigned to Fort Lee and Fort Pickett volunteered to meet with children in schools from the local communities.
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Tyron Taylor from Fort Lee, Va., shared the Army Birthday Book to a class from Walnut Hill Elementary School in Petersburg. Students enjoyed learning Army history in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday as Soldiers assigned to Fort Lee and Fort Pickett volunteered to meet with children in schools from the local communities. (Photo Credit: Tina Collins, Fort Lee School Liaison Officer) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. 1st Class Jerry Whitaker poses for a photo with his son, Jacob, and Jody Kane, principal of William A. Walton Elementary School. Whitaker, stationed at Fort Pickett, Va., is a Virginia National Guardsman who volunteered to celebrate the Army's Birthday with ihs son's kindergarten class.
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class Jerry Whitaker poses for a photo with his son, Jacob, and Jody Kane, principal of William A. Walton Elementary School. Whitaker, stationed at Fort Pickett, Va., is a Virginia National Guardsman who volunteered to celebrate the Army's Birthday with ihs son's kindergarten class. (Photo Credit: Tina Collins, Fort Lee School Liaison Officer) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Stephen Jackson, Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee, Va.,  reads the Army Birthday Book to children at Patrick Copeland Elemntary School in Hopewell June 10. Students enjoyed learning Army history in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday as Soldiers assigned to Fort Lee and Fort Pickett volunteered to meet with children in schools from the local communities. All Soldiers were provided with a copy of the Army Birthday Book and small gifts for the children, to include patriotic pencils, pencil sharpeners, erasers and crayons.
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Stephen Jackson, Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee, Va., reads the Army Birthday Book to children at Patrick Copeland Elemntary School in Hopewell June 10. Students enjoyed learning Army history in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday as Soldiers assigned to Fort Lee and Fort Pickett volunteered to meet with children in schools from the local communities. All Soldiers were provided with a copy of the Army Birthday Book and small gifts for the children, to include patriotic pencils, pencil sharpeners, erasers and crayons. (Photo Credit: Tina Collins, Fort Lee School Liaison Officer) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Richard Ramos from Fort Lee, Va., reads the Army Birthday Book to children at Tussing Elementary School in Colonial Heights June 10. Students enjoyed learning Army history in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday as Soldiers assigned to Fort Lee and Fort Pickett volunteered to meet with schoolchildren from the local communities.
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Richard Ramos from Fort Lee, Va., reads the Army Birthday Book to children at Tussing Elementary School in Colonial Heights June 10. Students enjoyed learning Army history in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday as Soldiers assigned to Fort Lee and Fort Pickett volunteered to meet with schoolchildren from the local communities. (Photo Credit: Tina Collins, Fort Lee School Liaison Officer) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Col. Morris Bodrick, Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee, Va., reads the Army Birthday Book to children at Tussing Elementary School in Colonial Heights June 10. Students enjoyed learning Army history in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday as Soldiers assigned to Fort Lee and Fort Pickett volunteered to meet with children in schools in the local communities.
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. Morris Bodrick, Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee, Va., reads the Army Birthday Book to children at Tussing Elementary School in Colonial Heights June 10. Students enjoyed learning Army history in celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday as Soldiers assigned to Fort Lee and Fort Pickett volunteered to meet with children in schools in the local communities. (Photo Credit: Tina Collins, Fort Lee School Liaison Officer) VIEW ORIGINAL
Juan Delvalle, Fort Lee Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence instructor, pours cake batter into a baking pan in preparation for the official Army birthday cake. It will serve 300 at the Army Birthday Celebration at Williams Stadium, June 13. The recipe for the official Army Birthday Cake for Friday's celebration includes 30 boxes of cake mix, eight dozen eggs, 48 pounds of powdered sugar, 16 pounds of shortening and 10 cups of salad oil.
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Juan Delvalle, Fort Lee Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence instructor, pours cake batter into a baking pan in preparation for the official Army birthday cake. It will serve 300 at the Army Birthday Celebration at Williams Stadium, June 13. The recipe for the official Army Birthday Cake for Friday's celebration includes 30 boxes of cake mix, eight dozen eggs, 48 pounds of powdered sugar, 16 pounds of shortening and 10 cups of salad oil. (Photo Credit: Matthew Montgomery, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL