USAG commander reads to CDC children for Army Birthday

By Robin Brown, Sentinel editorJune 12, 2008

Col. Marguerite Garrison, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, shows a picture of a family from the book "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army." Garrison read the book about the Army's 233 year history during the Army birthday celebration held June 11 at the Child Development Center on Fort McPherson.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Marguerite Garrison, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, shows a picture of a family from the book "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army." Garrison read the book about the Army's 233 year history during the Army birthday celebration held June 11 at the Child Development Center on Fort McPherson. (Photo Credit: Robin Brown, Sentinel editor) VIEW ORIGINAL
Col. Marguerite Garrison, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, pauses during the reading of "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army" as students added their personal details to the story. The children related the situations in the book to events happening in their lives. "My mom wears that uniform," one child exclaimed, while another challenged him with, "My dad works with Army dogs."
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Marguerite Garrison, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, pauses during the reading of "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army" as students added their personal details to the story. The children related the situations in the book to events happening in their lives. "My mom wears that uniform," one child exclaimed, while another challenged him with, "My dad works with Army dogs." (Photo Credit: Robin Brown, Sentinel editor) VIEW ORIGINAL
As the pre-kindergarten students gather about her feet, Col. Marguerite Garrison, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, reads "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army" during the Army Birthday celebration held June 11 at the Child Development Center on Fort McPherson. The book is a special story about the Army\'s 233 year history.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – As the pre-kindergarten students gather about her feet, Col. Marguerite Garrison, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, reads "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army" during the Army Birthday celebration held June 11 at the Child Development Center on Fort McPherson. The book is a special story about the Army\'s 233 year history. (Photo Credit: Robin Brown, Sentinel editor) VIEW ORIGINAL
Following the reading of "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army," students and their parents helped Garrison cut the birthday cake at Fort McPherson\'s Child Development Center.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Following the reading of "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army," students and their parents helped Garrison cut the birthday cake at Fort McPherson\'s Child Development Center. (Photo Credit: Robin Brown, Sentinel editor) VIEW ORIGINAL