Happy 249th Birthday to the U.S. Army!

…AND THE ARMY GOES ROLLING ALONG
 Happy 247th Birthday to the US Army

As we commemorate the U.S. Army's 249th birthday this year, it's a momentous occasion to reflect on the rich history and unwavering dedication of one of the world’s most formidable military forces. From its humble beginnings to its modern-day achievements, the U.S. Army has played a pivotal role in shaping the nation’s history and securing its future.

The Origins of the U.S. Army

The U.S. Army was officially established on June 14, 1775, during the American Revolutionary War. The Continental Congress recognized the need for a unified fighting force to oppose British rule, leading to the creation of the Continental Army.

Under the command of General George Washington, this fledgling army endured hardships, faced numerous battles, and ultimately secured American independence with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783.

The U.S. Army played a crucial role in the growth of our Nation, providing a strong symbol to rally behind for the patriots in the Thirteen Colonies.

During the Revolutionary War, the soldiers in the U.S. donned red and blue uniforms. In 1902, the iconic olive drab field uniforms were first issued - perhaps the most well-known uniform to date. The signature green 'Fatigue' color was mandated for dress uniforms in 1961. 

The Army Today: Innovation and Dedication

Today, the U.S. Army is a highly sophisticated force, integrating cutting-edge technology with traditional values of honor, duty, and resilience. It remains committed to defending the Constitution, supporting national policies, and ensuring the safety of the American people.

R. Riveter and the U.S. Army: A Partnership Honoring Service

In celebration of the U.S. Army’s storied history, R. Riveter is proud to launch our official collection with the U.S. Army. This collection not only honors the Army's legacy but also embodies the spirit of perseverance and strength that defines both our military and our brand.

Each piece in the R. Riveter collection is crafted by military spouses, creating meaningful employment opportunities and allowing us to give back to the military community. Our bags and accessories, inspired by the U.S. Army’s rich heritage, symbolize the resilience and dedication of those who serve.
As we celebrate the U.S. Army’s 249th birthday, we invite you to explore our official collection with the U.S. Army. From durable tote bags to candles and more, each item is a testament to the Army’s enduring legacy and a tribute to the brave men and women who continue to protect our freedoms.
Join us in commemorating this historic occasion by exploring our official collection with the U.S. Army, and carry a piece of history with you wherever you go. 

Shop the R. Riveter x U.S. Army Collection Now!

Proud of all we have done, fighting till the battle’s won…And the Army goes rolling along!