Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post 9760 in Berryville will host an open house and celebration to recognize the 237th birthday of the United States Army. The event will be held Saturday, June 16th. The Post, located just south of Berryville on U.S. Route 340, and will be open to the public from 11:00 A.M. until closing. The formal celebration will begin at 3:00 P.M.
The Army was formally organized on June 14th, 1775 under the command of General George Washington in order to repel the British. The Army has existed continuously since that date. June 14th is also celebrated as Flag Day. The Post anticipates guests from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Army recruiting office in Winchester with a contingent of future Army soldiers, the Virginia National Guard and the Virginia Defense Force. and Static equipment displays. All Army veterans, veterans from other services and the general public are cordially invited and encouraged to assist in the celebration. Veterans are encouraged to bring and display pictures and memorabilia. Light refreshments will be served.
For further information, please contact Warren Arthur at firstname.lastname@example.org.