These are photographs of a small park in Cheyenne Wyoming, just off of F. E. Warren Air Force Base, which was formerly Ft. F. E. Warren, and originally Ft. D. A. Russell. the park memorializes various things significant to Cheyenne's military history, which has always been a significant aspect of Wyoming's capitol.
The most notable feature of the park is an African American cavalryman, a "Buffalo Soldier". Ft. D. A. Russell saw troops of the 9th Cavalry, one of the two all black cavalry regiments in the segregated Army, stationed at the post.
The monument includes a memorial to 1st Lt. Vernon J. Baker, a Cheyenne native, who won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions during World War Two.
The monument also contains informational signs concerning Cheyenne's long military history.