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Military Matters: Fort Benning soldiers celebrate Army's 241st birthday

The nation's oldest military branch is celebrating a special milestone. (Source: WTVM) The nation's oldest military branch is celebrating a special milestone. (Source: WTVM)

(WTVM) – The nation's oldest military branch is celebrating a special milestone.

The U.S. Army turned 241 Tuesday, and troops at Fort Benning celebrated by working out.

Soldiers were told they had to earn a slice of birthday cake by running.

The cake was later cut by the commanding Gen. and Command Sgt. Maj. of the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

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