Images: Fort Carson hosts Army 237th Birthday Ball [Image 4 of 9]
From left, Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., commanding general, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command; Pvt. Tyler Heuer, the youngest soldier present at the Army birthday ball; Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson, commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson; and Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Stall, the division's senior enlisted leader; cut the first piece of the 237th Army Birthday Cake at the Fort Carson Special Events Center, June 16, 2012. The soldiers of 4th Inf. Div. celebrated the Army's 237th birthday with a traditional Army ball in honor of the men and women in uniform who are serving in countries around the world to protect and defend freedom and the American way of life. Since its birth June 14, 1775 - more than a year before the signing of the Declaration of Independence - the United States Army has played a vital role in the growth and development of the nation. America's Army has fought in more than 183 campaigns, from the American Revolution to the current campaign in Afghanistan. Today, the Army stands ready to answer the nation's call and win.
Date Posted:06.20.2012 12:19