240 Years ago…

A brief look back:

1775… not much remains from that age – tanigible anyway.  But many important event & organizations such as the start of the American Revolution, which gives rise to what comes to be known as the US Army, remain.

The British are coming!

According to history.com the American Revolution began on April 19 1775. Although there’s a bit of dispute as to whether or not Paul Revere rode through the countryside on the evening of April 18, 1775 shouting that famed phrase, Revere was a part of the Sons of Liberty which, through the Second Continental Congress founded the Army in June of 1775.  240 years ago this week!

The US Army is the oldest service of the United States military. It’s original goal was to protect the freedom of the first 13 colonies, but  as Major General Scott Miller states, the Army has “evolved to meet the demands of many different conflicts across different eras.”

Army Strong!!

I am an American Soldier.   I am a warrior and a member of a team.
I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values.
I will always place the mission first.   I will never accept defeat.
I will never quit.   I will never leave a fallen comrade.
I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.
I always maintain my arms, my equipment and myself.
I am an expert and I am a professional.
I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy, the enemies of the United States of America in close combat.
I am a guardian of freedom and the American way of life.
I am an American Soldier.

Admirable statements from an all volunteer force.  MasterCare Patient Equipment is proud to be one of many Veteran owned small business across this great country. We are also proud to be authorized to do business with US Veteran hospitals, care centers & nursing homes.  We are proud to employ Veterans and family members of Veterans.

Congratulations United States Army on your 240th Anniversary – may you continue to be Army Strong!


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