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Presidio Veterans Day: Special Buffalo Soldiers Walk with Ranger Rik Penn

November 11, 2018
10:30 am
Presidio Officers' Club

On Sunday, November 11, 2018, the Presidio Trust and the National Park Service, along with members of the 9th and 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association, will pay tribute to veterans, the legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers, and their service to our country. We'll also honor the service of Ranger Frederik "Rik" Penn as he leads his final historic Buffalo Soldiers walk from the Presidio Officers' Club to the San Francisco National Cemetery. After 25 years of distinguished service, Ranger Penn is retiring from the National Park Service. A veteran himself, Ranger Penn will share the unique history of the first black army unit stationed at the Presidio of San Francisco, drawing connections between the past and the present. Discussion and Historic Walk Facilitated Buffalo Soldiers Discussion, the Presidio Officers’ Club, 10:30 am. 11:30 am: Flag Raising Ceremony at Pershing Square, 11:30 am. Historic Buffalo Soldiers Walk, starting at the Officers’ Club and led by Ranger Frederik “Rik” Penn to the San Francisco National Cemetery. After the walk, visit Fort Point’s Buffalo Soldiers Exhibit Room w/Ranger Penn, 2:15 pm

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Presidio Officers' Club

50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129, United States
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