Happy Birthday US Army!
My friend NEO at Nebraska Energy Observer wrote a wonderful tribute to the US Army, celebrating its 238th birthday. God bless. NEO’s post is re-blogged below.
Army of the Free
238 Years. That a pretty good chunk of history. Especially if you’ve spent it on point, dying for what you believe, like these guys.
Cause you see 238 years ago (yesterday) a little group of men formed an institution, it was called the Continental Army, at the time Soon it would find it’s first great commander, a guy by the name of George Washington, as it learned about being an army, while in the field against the greatest empire in the world. But in a year the body in answered to decided we really were going to be a country when Thomas Jefferson told the world all about it. Eventually they ended up in winter quarters at a place in Pennsylvania called Valley Forge, and while they were there they learned quite a lot about being an army.
Read more HERE. NEO writes the best historial posts I’ve seen!!!!
GOD BLESS AMERICA – PASS THIS ON!!
- “The Impact of General von Steuben” (recklesshistorians.wordpress.com)
- In The Valley Of The Forges – Part 2 (fulltimegypsies.wordpress.com)