The Commandant, staff and all course participants of MAFDC, together with US Army course participant, Colonel Frederick R. Snyder, celebrated the 240th Anniversary of the America Independence on 3 August 2016 in Dewan Trisakti.
The celebration started with the singing The Star-Spangled Banner, the national anthem of the United States of America, followed by a country brief on the United States of America. The event was concluded with a cake cutting ceremony graced by the Commandant together with Col Frederick. Later, all attendees were treated to the anniversary cake and Starbuck Coffee at Wisma Kancil.
The United States celebrates its formation on the fourth of July every year to commemorate the Declaration of Independence in 1776.