Navy celebrates 241st Birthday

U.S. Navy Retired Master Chief Petty Officer Sean Lemmons, Petty Officer 3rd Class Caitlin Snow, Center for Information Warfare Training Detachment Goodfellow student and retired Master Chief Petty Officer Jerry Marlett cut the Navy’s 241st birthday cake at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 7, 2016. The cutting of the cake by the oldest and youngest sailor is a long held tradition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Navy Retired Master Chief Petty Officer Sean Lemmons, Petty Officer 3rd Class Caitlin Snow, Center for Information Warfare Training Detachment Goodfellow student and retired Master Chief Petty Officer Jerry Marlett cut the Navy’s 241st birthday cake at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 7, 2016. The cutting of the cake by the oldest and youngest sailor is a long held tradition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Navy retired Master Chief Petty Officer Sean Lemmons speaks at the Navy Ball at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 7, 2016. The ball celebrated the Navy’s 241st birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Navy retired Master Chief Petty Officer Sean Lemmons speaks at the Navy Ball at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 7, 2016. The ball celebrated the Navy’s 241st birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Todd, Center for Information Warfare Training Detachment Goodfellow instructor, rings a bell during the 241st Navy Birthday Ball at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 7, 2016. The bell symbolized the end and start of another year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Todd, Center for Information Warfare Training Detachment Goodfellow instructor, rings a bell during the 241st Navy Birthday Ball at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 7, 2016. The bell symbolized the end and start of another year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chase Sousa/Released)

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The Center for Information Warfare Training Detachment Goodfellow hosted the Navy’s 241st Birthday Ball at the Event Center Oct. 7.

The ball hosted retired Master Chief Petty Officer Sean Lemmons as the guest speaker. The event also included a bell ringing ceremony and cake cutting ceremony.