Fort Lee Celebrates Army Birthday

By Fort Lee Public Affairs OfficeJune 13, 2008

Fort Lee celebrated the Army's 233rd Birthday June 13 with a ceremony at Williams Stadium. The day's event included an enlistment and re-enlistment ceremony, a post-wide run, and an afternoon of activities for Soldiers and Family members.
1 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Fort Lee celebrated the Army's 233rd Birthday June 13 with a ceremony at Williams Stadium. The day's event included an enlistment and re-enlistment ceremony, a post-wide run, and an afternoon of activities for Soldiers and Family members. (Photo Credit: Sharon Mulligan, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers are joined by Family members during a mass reenlistment during the 233rd Army Birthday Celebration held June 13 at Fort Lee, Va.
2 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers are joined by Family members during a mass reenlistment during the 233rd Army Birthday Celebration held June 13 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL
Former Secretary of the Army Togo West Jr. speaks for hundreds of Soldiers and Civilians during the 233rd Army Birthday Celebration held June 13 at Fort Lee, Va.
3 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Former Secretary of the Army Togo West Jr. speaks for hundreds of Soldiers and Civilians during the 233rd Army Birthday Celebration held June 13 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers and Family members of the 49th Quartermaster Group enjoyed an afternoon of activities following the official Army Birthday ceremony June 13 at Fort Lee, Va. Games included volleyball, tug-of-war, horseshoes and touch football.
4 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers and Family members of the 49th Quartermaster Group enjoyed an afternoon of activities following the official Army Birthday ceremony June 13 at Fort Lee, Va. Games included volleyball, tug-of-war, horseshoes and touch football. (Photo Credit: Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL
Pvt. Santino Chambers, 267th Quartermaster Company, 240th QM Bn., 49th QM Group, lines up his shot at the horseshoe pin. Soldiers and Family members of the 49th Quartermaster Group enjoyed an afternoon of activities following the official Army Birthday ceremony June 13 at Fort Lee, Va. Games included volleyball, tug-of-war, horseshoes and touch football.
5 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pvt. Santino Chambers, 267th Quartermaster Company, 240th QM Bn., 49th QM Group, lines up his shot at the horseshoe pin. Soldiers and Family members of the 49th Quartermaster Group enjoyed an afternoon of activities following the official Army Birthday ceremony June 13 at Fort Lee, Va. Games included volleyball, tug-of-war, horseshoes and touch football. (Photo Credit: Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fort Lee children enjoy Army Birthday cupcakes after a long day on the playground. Following the official Army Birthday ceremony at Williams Stadium, Soldiers and Family members engaged in an afternoon of activities to include sporting events, games and fellowship.
6 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Fort Lee children enjoy Army Birthday cupcakes after a long day on the playground. Following the official Army Birthday ceremony at Williams Stadium, Soldiers and Family members engaged in an afternoon of activities to include sporting events, games and fellowship. (Photo Credit: Sarah McCleary, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fort Lee children enjoy a day of birthday cake, songs and games at the playground in celebration of the Army Birthday June 13.. Following the official Army Birthday ceremony at Williams Stadium, Soldiers and Family members engaged in an afternoon of activities to include sporting events, games and fellowship.
7 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Fort Lee children enjoy a day of birthday cake, songs and games at the playground in celebration of the Army Birthday June 13.. Following the official Army Birthday ceremony at Williams Stadium, Soldiers and Family members engaged in an afternoon of activities to include sporting events, games and fellowship. (Photo Credit: Sarah McCleary, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL
A few golfers enjoyed an afternoon on the links during the Army Birthday Golf Tournament at Cardinal Golf Course. Fort Lee celebrated the Army's 233rd Birthday June 13 with a ceremony at Williams Stadium. The day's event included an enlistment and re-enlistment ceremony, a post-wide run, and an afternoon of activities for Soldiers and Family members.
8 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A few golfers enjoyed an afternoon on the links during the Army Birthday Golf Tournament at Cardinal Golf Course. Fort Lee celebrated the Army's 233rd Birthday June 13 with a ceremony at Williams Stadium. The day's event included an enlistment and re-enlistment ceremony, a post-wide run, and an afternoon of activities for Soldiers and Family members. (Photo Credit: Spc. Andrew Heward, Fort Lee Warrior in Transition Unit) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, talks with former secretary of the Army The Honorable Togo D. West Jr., before the start of Fort Lee's Army Birthday celebration June 13 at Williams Stadium.
9 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, talks with former secretary of the Army The Honorable Togo D. West Jr., before the start of Fort Lee's Army Birthday celebration June 13 at Williams Stadium. (Photo Credit: Sharon Mulligan, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sgt. Maj. Romeo Montez, 530th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, directs his Soldiers to sound off during a call-and-response at the 233rd Army Birthday Celebration held at Fort Lee, Va.
10 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sgt. Maj. Romeo Montez, 530th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, directs his Soldiers to sound off during a call-and-response at the 233rd Army Birthday Celebration held at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL