On June 14, we celebrate the U.S. Army’s 242nd birthday! Formed in 1775, America’s Army was immediately engaged in a fight which would determine the fate of our Nation. The Army has withstood the test of time and continues to stand ready to meet future challenges. We are without a doubt the best trained, best led, and most experienced force in the world.
APG is also celebrating a milestone Centennial birthday this year. In celebration of the two birthdays, PEO C3T will host an Army birthday run, have live entertainment featuring a dynamic guest speaker and bag pipe performer, June 14 at Fanshaw Field on APG North (Aberdeen).
Additionally, there will be food trucks and various vendor displays such as static display (UH-60, Stryker and MATV), APG Police K9 Unit Demo and the Aberdeen Ironbirds mascot “Ferrous.”
6 a.m. — Unit formation
7 a.m. — Army formation run begins
8 a.m. — Cake cutting ceremony
8:30 a.m. — Open field displays
11 a.m. — Welcome ceremony (speakers, band)
2 p.m. — Event ends
I hope that you join us in celebrating these significant milestones. This is a great time for the entire community to celebrate our commitment as Soldiers, Civilians and Family members alike!
For more information, visit the event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/253049055102542
America’s Army, your Army!
Maj. Gen. Randy Taylor, APG Senior Commander