MICC pays tribute to Buffalo Soldiers
Photo Credit: Ben Gonzales
Brig. Gen. Kirk Vollmecke points to the graves of four Medal of Honor recipients during a keynote address to approximately 200 people in attendance at the annual Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers Commemorative Ceremony Nov. 11 at the San Antonio National Cemetery. The Veterans Day event was part of San Antonio's Celebrate America's Military and honored the past heroes of the historic Buffalo Soldiers comprised of former slaves, freed men and black Civil War veterans. Vollmecke is the commanding general of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
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