Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
"Honoring Our Military Judge Advocate Generals"
to show honors to three very influential men that
served our military with great pride and achievements.
Buffalo Soldiers Gala was held on Friday, February
28, at The Bayou Event Center, Houston, TX. The
night honorees were Brigadier General Ural D. Glanville,
Captain Benes Z. Aldana and Brigadier General Brian
C. Newby. The gala's special guest included Travis
J. Sales, Partner, Baker Botts LLP., Gene Chandler
"The Duke of Earl", The Honorable Joaquin
Castro, U.S. Congressman and Lisa M. Tatum, President,
Texas Bar Association.
event started with the Posting of Colors by The
Langham Creek High School JROTC and the National
Anthem song by Gene Chandler (Duke of Earl). Remarks
were given by Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee, U.S.
Congresswoman, District 18, Honorable Al Green,
U.S. Congressman, District 9 and Honorable Joaquin
Castro, U.S. Congressman, District 20. The music
was provided by DJ Master Mix.
Annual Buffalo Soldiers Gala kick-off reception
was buzzing the evening before with visitors from
across the nation at the museum. The special guest
Gene Chandler "The Duke Of Earl" was on
hand for photos and conversation.
of the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum (BSNM) is
to educate, preserve, promote and perpetuate the
history, tradition and outstanding contributions
of America's Buffalo Soldiers from the Revolutionary
War to present. BSNM achieves its mission through
its educational programs, historic research, the
arts, the environment, school tours, performing
arts, teacher workshops; youth outreach programs,
school appearances, and exhibits. The museum creates
and disseminates knowledge about the history of
the Buffalo Soldiers and their service in the defense
and development of America.