Fort Report: Buffalo Soldiers Day chapel dedication, courtyard naming
Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Shay Worthy, garrison chaplain, opens the official ceremonies on National Buffalo Soldiers Day, July 28, 2022, memorializing the Buffalo Soldiers who served at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. (Photo Credit: (U.S. Army photo by Romeo St. Pierre)) VIEW ORIGINAL

FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – In a special salute to National Buffalo Soldiers Day, the installation dedicated the main post chapel and chapel courtyard to the long history of the Buffalo Soldiers who served here and Chaplain (Col.) Louis A. Carter, the first Black Army chaplain to earn the rank of colonel. (Click on highlighted text for video news coverage.)

To view the full video documentation of the ceremonies, Chapel & Courtyard Dedication and National Buffalo Soldiers Day Ceremony, click on the highlighted text for each event.

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Fort Huachuca is home to the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)/9th Army Signal Command and more than 48 supported tenants representing a diverse, multiservice population. Our unique environment encompasses 946 square miles of restricted airspace and 2,500 square miles of protected electronic ranges, key components to the national defense mission.

Located in Cochise County, in southeast Arizona, about 15 miles north of the border with Mexico, Fort Huachuca is an Army installation with a rich frontier history. Established in 1877, the Fort was declared a national landmark in 1976.

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