LATHAM--Master Sgt. Roger Townsend, assigned to New York National Guard Joint Force Headquarters; Brig. Gen. Michel Natali, the assistant adjutant general, Army; and Spc. Charles Fetzer, a military policeman assigned to the 104th Military Police Battalion, cut the U.S. Army birthday cake during a 245th Army birthday celebration at the Division of Military and Naval Affairs on June 12th, 2020. The Army birthday is recognized each year with a cake cutting featuring the youngest Soldier, representing the future; the oldest Soldier representing wisdom and traditions; along with the commanding officer, though this year COVID-19 precautions were in place limiting the size of the event.