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Army Reserve leaders celebrate Army’s 248th birthday at nation’s birthplace
Philadelphia’s Stripes and Stars Festival kicks off at Independence Hall to help celebrate the U.S. Army’s 248th birthday and Flag Day June 14 in Philadelphia, the city where both the Army and the nation were created. The day’s events were highlighted by an Army birthday celebration outside Independence Hall, a naturalization ceremony for 14 new U.S. citizens at the Betsy Ross House, and a parade from the National Constitution Center to Independence Hall. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Sal Ottaviano, 99th Readiness Division Public Affairs)

Photo by: Sgt. Salvatore Ottaviano |  VIRIN: 230614-A-FZ134-020.JPG