PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. – Brig. Gen. Patrick W. Burden, Picatinny Senior Commander and Deputy Program Executive Officer Ammunition, rang the morning bell at the New York Stock Exchange June 9, in celebration of the Army's 240th birthday.

Burden was the senior Army representative and was accompanied on the podium for the bell ringing by Commissioner for the New York City Mayor's Office of Veteran's Affairs, retired Brig. Gen. Loree Sutton, M.D., military officers, non-commissioned officers, family members, and Army Veterans. America's Army was founded June 14, 1775. (PHoto credit Vanessa Caviness, New York Stock Exchange)