There’s no other place to celebrate the birth of a military chief of staff like the Pentagon.
A Pentagon birthday, on the other hand, could draw a crowd.
“I think it’s a little bit of a no-brainer,” said John Mearsheimer, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution who has written extensively about military and foreign policy.
“You get a bunch of generals there.
And you get the president in the room.
And it’s the sort of thing that you would hope would happen, but I don’t think it happens very often.”
That doesn’t mean that the military is a fan of its own birthday celebration.
The birthday of the commander in chief was never a very popular event in the military, and there are now plans to rename the Pentagon memorial to honor the fallen.
The military has also been slow to embrace a national holiday honoring veterans, which would allow them to be recognized as the nation’s heroes.
That could change.
As the military grows in size and the number of service members rises, the number and size of military personnel are likely to increase.
That’s not a coincidence.
In addition to the increase in personnel, there are also the added costs of uniforms, travel, lodging, food and other expenses associated with serving as a uniformed member of the military.
Mearsheim has suggested that the Pentagon should be renamed the “Military Birthday” or something more appropriate, such as the “National Military Day.”
But the military does not have a formal policy to change its birthday celebrations.
It also has little formal authority to do so.
It can, however, change the way it celebrates its birthday.
It is an issue that has been brought up by the military’s own chiefs of staff, including Gen. Martin Dempsey, who has called for a change.
“We’ve got to change the whole process,” Dempsey said last year.
“It’s just one of those things that is always a work in progress.
There are so many things that we’ve been trying to do for a long time.”
The Army’s Birthday celebration began in the 1970s, when the Army’s top brass decided to commemorate the service members who died on the front lines.
In 1982, the Army adopted the military birthday as its official day of observance.
Military personnel have traditionally been present on the anniversary of a member’s death and have often been able to attend.
In 2017, the military became the first in the country to celebrate a veteran’s birthday with an official military parade.
However, the Pentagon has not celebrated a national military birthday since it changed its birthday in 1991.
“The birthday itself has been an important and unique moment for the service in that it was the first time that the uniformed personnel could actually have a day to celebrate,” Mearshi said.
The Army has celebrated the birthday of a total of five presidents and the most recent was Dwight Eisenhower, who in 1945 was the only one to serve in the White House.
“There’s not much of a tradition in terms of military and civilian life to celebrate that,” Mearheimer said.
“They all go to the same place, but they’re not really celebrating it the same way.
The first thing is the parade, but then the other things are the birthday.
There is a lot of pressure to get that out there and celebrate it as quickly as possible, but the reality is it takes time.
And if you have a big party at the White, it takes a lot longer.
So I think you’re going to see some changes in the next year or two.”
The Pentagon’s own military birthday is a little more complicated.
For decades, the Defense Department has recognized a day for the birthday or the anniversary or the day of death of a U.S. service member, but not a national one.
Military service members typically do not get a formal military birthday.
They typically are allowed to wear the uniform on military bases during the holiday, which has grown more popular as the military has grown.
Military retirees typically do get a military birthday on the military day of their life, which is in May.
It’s the only time that members of the armed forces get to celebrate their service with their peers.
The new national military day, however is being introduced as a “day of honor” rather than a national event, and military personnel who attend are not allowed to have a private party or attend an official parade.
“In the past, the first person you would have to say ‘Happy Birthday’ to, that’s how it is,” Dempsey told The Washington Post in 2017.
“Now we’ve added a lot more events.
We have a parade and it’s an opportunity for people to come together and have a moment of remembrance, or they can bring their family and family friends together and come together to have the same time of remembrance.”
Mearsheles estimates that more than 5,000 people attended a birthday party last year at Camp Pendleton