Honoring Buffalo Soldiers

By Staff Sgt. Chrissy Rivers USMA Band - September 7, 2022
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The West Point community and the Buffalo Soldiers Association honored the Buffalo Soldiers at the 61st annual wreath-laying ceremony Sunday at the Buffalo Soldier monument.

The event included guest speakers and the West Point Band’s field music group, The Hellcats.

Superintendent Lt. Gen. Steven W. Gilland received a plaque for his commitment to the history and legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers who served at West Point.

The monument and event honors and represents the Soldiers of the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments who embodied the Armyʼs values during their service to the Corps of Cadets between 1907-47.                                              

Photos by Staff Sgt. Chrissy Rivers/USMA Band