New York City Events for U.S. Army Birthday 14 June 2012

WHO: The Army will celebrate the Soldiers, family members, civilians, and
community members who make our Army the Strength of the Nation with special
events in New York City on June 14 and June 15. Please join us for the
following events:

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EVENT #1

WHAT: Cake-Cutting and Future Soldier Swearing-In Ceremony with the 38th
U.S. Army Chief of Staff
WHEN: Thursday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Duffy Square in Times Square

EVENT DETAILS: A cake cutting ceremony and Future Solider Swearing-In
Ceremony will be led by Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army
in celebration of the 237th Army Birthday. The birthday cake will be
provided by Mr. Buddy Valastro, “The Cake Boss.” The ceremony will feature
elements from The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” members of the 3d U.S.
Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), the 10th Mountain Division and the U.S.
Army New York Recruiting Battalion.

This event is free and open to the public.
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EVENT #2

WHAT: Army Birthday Celebration at Bryant Park Lawn
WHEN: Thursday, June 14 at 1:30 p.m. (Pre-ceremony music begins at 1:15
p.m.)
WHERE: Bryant Park located at 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue/Avenue of the
Americas

EVENT DETAILS: An Army Birthday Celebration featuring The U.S. Army Band
“Pershing’s Own,” The U.S. Army Drill Team, The U.S. Army Old Guard Fife
and Drum Corps and members of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, (The Old
Guard).

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The VCASNY is the oldest military organization in New York State. It was formed in Manhattan on Evacuation Day (New York), November 25, 1790, by Veterans of Washington’s Continental Army Corps of Artillery. The VCASNY today serves primarily as a ceremonial unit, and during the course of its' drill year, is invited to participate in numerous New York City parades, civic and patriotic events. Independently or in association with traditional veterans organizations, the VCASNY also serves as honor guard and provides firing parties for military funerals, military anniversaries and other events of military interest.

One Response to New York City Events for U.S. Army Birthday 14 June 2012

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