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Buffalo Soldiers Day
July 28, 2018 @ 12:00 am UTC+0
Buffalo Soldiers Day is celebrated annually on July 28.To learn more about the brave African-Americans in the U.S. Army go to: https://www.army.mil/africanamericans/index.html
In honor of the first Black Army regiments we observe Buffalo Soldiers Day on July 28 since 1992
The date commemorates the creation of 6 regular Army regiments of black enlisted men in 1866, two cavalry and 4 infantry
The first Buffalo Soldiers Day was in 1992.
Congress passed a resolution creating the day, President George Bush issued a proclamation in observance of the day July 28, 1992
General Colin Powell dedicated a monument to the Buffalo Soldier at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in 1992