NEWS | Oct. 13, 2021

Sailors celebrate Navy's 246th birthday

By Staff Sergeant Shay Stuart 87th Public Affairs

The most senior and junior Sailor in attendance cut the cake together during a ceremony celebrating the U.S. Navy’s 246th birthday at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 13, 2021. The senior and junior Sailor cutting the cake is a tradition that symbolizes experienced Sailors leading younger Sailors that will become the future of the Navy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Shay Stuart)