Soldiers celebrate the Army Reserve’s 111th birthday in American Samoa
190423-A-RW508-001.JPG Photo By: Staff Sgt. David Overson

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa - Staff Sgt. Faiupu Tagaleoo, assigned to Theater Support Group American Samoa Detachment, 9th Mission Support Command (left), representing the oldest unit member, and Pvt. Vend Luafutu, assigned to Charlie Company, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, 9th Mission Support Command (right), along with Lt. Col. Alejandro Buniag, Commander, Theater Support Group American Samoa Detachment, 9th Mission Support Command, cut a birthday cake celebrating the Army Reserve's 111th birthday at the Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center, American Samoa, April 23, 2019. The Army Reserve was founded on April 23, 1908, when Congress authorized the Army to establish a Medical Reserve Corps, the official predecessor of the Army Reserve. Today, approximately 200,000 Army Reserve Soldiers serve around the globe. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Overson)


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