238th Army Birthday Pentagon Cake Cutting Ceremony (Photo: Army.mil)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Happy birthday to the U.S. Army.
238 years ago, the Continental Army was established to defend America and her citizens. Today, the U.S. is celebrating the Army's strength, professionalism, and bravery.
Today, the Army's homepage on its website reads, "Our Soldiers remain Army Strong with a lifelong commitment to our core values and beliefs. Following more than 12 years of war, the Army remains committed to the readiness, training and advancement of the Total Army through the Army initiatives: Ready and Resilient, The Army Profession and Soldier for Life. This 238th birthday commemorates America's Army - Soldiers, families and civilians - who are achieving a level of excellence that is truly Army Strong. We also celebrate our local communities for their steadfast support of our Soldiers and families. We are "America's Army: Service to the Nation, Strength for the Future."