Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Arnette thanks fellow Bravo Company soldier, Staff Sgt. Tanerrius Robinson, for taking the time to swab his cheeks as part of the Warrior Transition Brigade’s Army birthday celebration.
Fort Hood’s Warrior Transition Brigade celebrates the Army’s 238th birthday with bone marrow screenings, cake cutting and an adaptive reconditioning demonstration of water volleyball where teams of four use a sheet to catch water-filled balloons.
The 1st Cavalry Division celebrated the Army's 238th birthday June 14 with a cake cutting at the division headquarters at Fort Hood, Texas. The cake is cut "Cavalry Style" by using a Saber and the youngest, Pvt. Joseph Mlachak, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav., and oldest, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Jeanne Pace, commander for the 1st Cav. Div. Band, Troops in the division assist the commanding general, Maj. Gen. Anthony Ierardi (center right) and command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. James Norman (center left).
U.S. Army Soldiers from III Corps and Fort Hood run in a mass formation June 14, 2013. III Corps and Fort Hood held a four-mile post run to celebrate the Army's 238th birthday.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Anthony R. Ierardi, 1st Cav. Div. Commanding General and Fort Hood senior mission commander, applauds as a mass formation of III Corps and Fort Hood Soldiers finishes a four-mile esprit de corps run to celebrate the Army's 238th birthday June 14, 2013.
U.S. Army Soldiers with III Corps and Fort Hood begin a four-mile post run as the sun rises behind the III Corps headquarters building June 14, 2013. III Corps and Fort Hood held the esprit de corps run to celebrate the Army's 238th birthday.
Maj. Gen. Anthony Ierardi, 1st Cav. Div. commanding general and Fort Hood senior mission commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. James Norman, 1st Cav. Div command sergeant major, flanked by the oldest and youngest III Corps Soldiers, Sgt. 1st Class Vincent Douglas, 54, and Pfc. Michael Seals, 18, cut the cake on the Army's 238th birthday Friday, June 14, inside III Corps Headquarters.
Maya Arnette swabs her cheeks in honor of her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Arnette, who needs a bone marrow transplant. The Warrior Transition Brigade held a bone marrow screening drive to honor Arnette as well as celebrate the Army 238th birthday.
Both Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Arnette and his wife, Maya, are grateful to the Warrior Transition Brigade for the care and support the command has shown in both of their healing processes. In honor of Daniel Arnette, the WTB held a bone marrow screening drive to celebrate the Army’s 238th birthday.