Happy Birthday, Soldier—Celebrating 238 Years of the United States Army

At the ceremony celebrating the 238th birthday of the Army,…

At the ceremony celebrating the 238th birthday of the Army, Secretary of the Army John McHugh said birthdays can be bittersweet.

“When I blow out candles, I start thinking it’s another year closer to that inevitable conclusion,” McHugh said. “But I want to make a suggestion for this occasion: that we consider instead of turning a year older, the Army is turning a year newer, a year better, a year stronger.”

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