USAG-P hosts celebration

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bob McElroy
U.S. Army Garrison-Pohakuloa Public Affairs

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii — U.S. Army Garrison-Pohakuloa celebrated the Army’s 237th birthday with a brief ceremony and a cake cutting by the oldest and youngest Soldiers, here, June 14.

Steve Troute, plans and operations officer, USAG-P, opened the ceremony with a reading of the Army birthday message from Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno.

Lt. Col. Chris Niles, commander, USAG-P, addressed the Army’s history of service to America and its traditions. He asked those attending to remember and honor the Soldiers who have died throughout history, as well as those Soldiers who never came home.

Following Niles’ remarks, retired Sgt. 1st Class Decky Lopez, supervisor, Range Operations, USAG-P; and Staff Sgt. Nathan T. Brown, training noncommissioned officer, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, cut the cake with a saber.

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