HAPPY 242nd BIRTHDAY UNITED STATES ARMY

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The Army’s Birthday: 14 June 1775

US ARMY emblem

“I am a Soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight”.

—General George S. Patton Jr.

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Soldiers marching dress blues

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Official Army message:

Since its official establishment, June 14, 1775 — more than a year before the Declaration of Independence — the U.S. Army has played a vital role in the growth and development of the American nation. Drawing on both long-standing militia traditions and recently introduced professional standards, it won the new republic’s independence in an arduous eight-year struggle against Great Britain. At times, the Army provided the lone symbol of nationhood around which patriots rallied.

More at: https://www.army.mil/birthday/

The Soldier’s Creed
I am an American Soldier.
I am a Warrior an a member of a team.
I will always place the mission first.
I will never accept defeat.
I will never quit.
I will never leave a fallen comrade.
I am…

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Direct Descendant of, Roman General, and Consul of Rome, BRITTIUS, of the Imperial Roman Army.
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