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Celebrating the US Army Birthday!

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239th Army Birthday

Two hundred thirty-nine years ago, our nation's leaders established the Continental Army. As the strategic landpower of the joint force, the Army is called upon to Prevent, Shape, and Win against our adversaries.

View the Army.Mil Featured site to hear the Birthday Messages from Top Leaders and learn more regarding the Army's Profession and History.

U.S. Army Birthday Book!

Happy Birthday U.S. Army!

Click here to download Army Birthday book!

Army Birthday Tri-Signed Letter

Tri-Signed LetterThis year the United State Army celebraes 239 years of dedicated service to our Nation. It is fitting that we pause to acknowledge the incredible competence, the enduring commitment and the extraordinary character of our Soldiers, Civilians, Veterans and their Familites who have sacrificed so greatly in defense of American values.

The Chief of Staff of the Army, Sergeant Major of the Army, and the Secretary of the Army have signed a letter to mark this 239th Army Birthday.

[no title] Bring the party home
Bring the party home with these creative activities for:
  • Create Red, White and Blue party decorations and birthday cards for a party at home
  • Draw a picture about "why I like being an Army Strong Kid"
  • Read the Army Birthday Book with a parent or older sibling

School Age
  • Create an Army Birthday skit and perform it for your parents
  • Have a birthday cake decorating contest with your friends
  • Make and fly Army Birthday kites

Middle School & Teens

  • Visit a local historic site with your friends to learn more about the history of the Army and the accomplishments of our Soldiers
  • Read the Army Birthday book to a younger sibling
  • Use the Youth Tech Lab to make a video about the Army Birthday