Army Ball 2017

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Akina Richardson, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion instructor, holds a ribbon during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, July 16, 2017. The streamers are symbols of accomplishments achieved by the unit such as fighting or support a particular battle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Akina Richardson, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion instructor, holds a ribbon during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, July 16, 2017. The streamers are symbols of accomplishments achieved by the unit such as fighting or support a particular battle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson)

Prisoner of War, Missing in Action table spotlighted during a moment of silence for the remembrance ceremony during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, July 16, 2017. At the beginning of most military ceremonies, the POW/MIA table is given a moment of silence to remember those who are yet unaccounted for from past armed conflicts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

Prisoner of War, Missing in Action table spotlighted during a moment of silence for the remembrance ceremony during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, July 16, 2017. At the beginning of most military ceremonies, the POW/MIA table is given a moment of silence to remember those who are yet unaccounted for from past armed conflicts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Yukio Kuniyuki, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion Commander, gifts a Lt. Col. Ewe Little figurine to Col. Brian Lieb, during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, June 16, 2017. Ewe Little is a sheep statue posted outside Goodfellow Air Force Base, a gift from the local city San Angelo. San Angelo at one point had a massive sheep population and the sheep has since become the city’s mascot. Every organization gifted a sheep by the city has their own design. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Yukio Kuniyuki, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion Commander, gifts a Lt. Col. Ewe Little figurine to Col. Brian Lieb, during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, June 16, 2017. Ewe Little is a sheep statue posted outside Goodfellow Air Force Base, a gift from the local city San Angelo. San Angelo at one point had a massive sheep population and the sheep has since become the city’s mascot. Every organization gifted a sheep by the city has their own design. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Yukio Kuniyuki, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion Commander, gives remarks during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, June 16, 2017. Kuniyuki spoke on how important the heritage of the Army is and how far the force has come since its founding. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Yukio Kuniyuki, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion Commander, gives remarks during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, June 16, 2017. Kuniyuki spoke on how important the heritage of the Army is and how far the force has come since its founding. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

U.S. Army Col. Brian Lieb, gives remarks during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, June 16, 2017. Lieb was invited as the guest speaker and in his speech talked about his career and service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

U.S. Army Col. Brian Lieb, gives remarks during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, June 16, 2017. Lieb was invited as the guest speaker and in his speech talked about his career and service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

U.S. Army Col. Brian Lieb, and Spc Alantra Grigsby, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, cut the party cake during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, June 16, 2017. Lieb and Alantra are the oldest and youngest (respectively) soldiers present at the ball, and tradition has them together cutting the cake. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

U.S. Army Col. Brian Lieb, and Spc Alantra Grigsby, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, cut the party cake during the Army Ball at the McNease Convention Center San Angelo, Texas, June 16, 2017. Lieb and Alantra are the oldest and youngest (respectively) soldiers present at the ball, and tradition has them together cutting the cake. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released)

SAN ANGELO, Texas --

The 344th Military Intelligence Battalion hosed the Army Ball, which took place at the McNease Convention Center in celebration of the 242nd birthday of the Army June 16.

U.S. Army Col. Brian Lieb was featured as guest speaker and was gifted a sheep, dressed as an aircraft pilot and named Lt. Col. Ewe Little, a symbol of San Angelo's past and friendship with Goodfellow Air Force Base.