Army Birthday Events

U.S. Army Soldiers prepare to march out the ceremonial cake for the U.S. Army’s 241st Birthday at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., June 17, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Lance Cpl. Hailey D. Stuart)
U.S. Army Soldiers prepare to march out the ceremonial cake for the U.S. Army’s 241st Birthday at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., June 17, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Lance Cpl. Hailey D. Stuart)

The U.S. Army's birthday is June 14, 1775. Each year organizations like the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), sports franchises, and individual US Army MWR's sponsor localized celebrations, picnics, Army Balls, and sporting events to celebrate the Army's birthday.

The following are just some of the events scheduled. For local events, we suggest checking with your local installation's MWR office.

Army Week Association

Army Week Association aims to aid and assist communities in welcoming back their sons and daughters from service, caring for the families of the fallen, and assisting our men and women with their transition from service. For more on the events of the week, see this website.

Army Birthday Gala

The 243rd Army Birthday Gala is being held this week in New York City.

Army Birthday Ball in Detroit

This year’s event will be held at the Ambassador Ballroom, Marriott Renaissance Center, in Detroit, on June 15. For details and to register, visit this site.

Army Birthday Celebrations at Ft. McCoy

The Army celebrates its 243rd birthday June 14, and Fort McCoy community members are invited to join the celebration. For more details, see this page.

AUSA ARMY Birthday Celebration in Maryland

All are welcome to celebrate the Army Birthday event on June 14th from 4:00 - 7:00 at Ruggles Golf Course, APG, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. This will be a free event with light refreshments, cake and a cash bar. For more details, see this page.

AUSA Army Birthday Celebration in Phoenix

This year the AZ Territorial Chapter AUSA will hold its celebration of the 243rd Birthday of the U.S. Army on June 14 at the SGT William C. Barnes Hall USARC, in Phoenix, AZ. For more details, see this page.

AUSA Sunshine Chapter

The AUSA Sunshine Chapter is hosting an Army Birthday Ball on Saturday, June 9 at Universal Studios in Florida.

Fort Meade Army Birthday 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

Fort Meade is celebrating the Army's birthday with a 5K run/1 mile walk on June 9 at the Fort Meade Pavilion.

Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston

The Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City invites all veterans to attend its Army Birthday Party on June 28. Click here for details.

Pacific Theater Army Week

The U.S. Army, Pacific celebrates the U.S. Army's 243rdth birthday with a week long series of command and community events held from June 10th-15th on and around Army installations in Hawaii and throughout the Pacific. Visit the Pacific Theater Army Week Facebook page for details.

 

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