Jul 31, 2010
Buffalo Soldiers in DC:
29 July 2010:
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) met with 12 original Buffalo Soldiers from the 9th & 10th (Horse) Cavalry and 24th Infantry Regiment who served in World War II. They visited her in Washington, DC office yesterday while in town attending the 144th Anniversary Reunion of the Buffalo Soldiers. Buffalo Soldier Day is celebrated July 28. Throughout the year they visit schools, churches and community groups to raise awareness about the historic challenges and accomplishments of the Buffalo Soldiers.
From left: Trooper Bruce Dennis; Trooper Albert Curley; Trooper James Madison; Trooper Harold S. Cole; House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bob Filner (D-CA); Trooper Ernest Collier; Congresswoman Waters; Trooper Al Benson; Trooper James Cooper; and Trooper Andrew Aaron.
July 29, 2010.