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  1. Army moves into Oakland Park in 1960s: - They just showed up one day and started buying houses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... ou were last assigned and sometimes you couldn't do that or you could move to homes on the outskirts of posts like Fort Sill or Fort Benning." That period in

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  2. Fort Sill exercises new physical training monthlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | KSWO

    Soldiers gathered early Thursday morning at Goldner Fitness Center on Fort Sill where they exercised a new form of physical training. Fort Sill Commanding General, Wilson Shoffner said it's a more in-depth form of PT that includes some of what they would use in combat.

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  3. Benning history started in MidTown Columbus 100 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... on infantry skills and tactics. The board was led by Col. Henry E. Eames, commander of the School of Musketry at Fort Sill, Okla. Due to earlier efforts of the chamber's Encampment Committee, the board selected Columbus as one of four prospective ...

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  4. While still in high school, Idaho Army National Guard Soldier serves community, builds futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The United States Army

    ... the Army." Briscoe enlisted into the Idaho Army National Guard in February and attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, over the summer. At the conclusion of the school year he will return to Fort Sill for Advance Individual Training ...

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  5. Leadership Oklahoma experiences soldier training at Ft. SillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | KSWO

    The group spent the night on Fort Sill where they learned about military hand-held weapons, buddy-team tactics and medical situational training. Despite the weather, Leadership Oklahoma's class 32 is learning firsthand about what it takes to be in the Army.

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  6. Scrapbook recounts vet's life during WWI; grandson from Little Rock gathered items to tell storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | NWAonline

    ... Mounted Cavalry "which he hated," Riddick said, Runyan volunteered for the Army Air Service and was moved to Fort Sill, Okla. He was then transported to the war front in France in October 1918, one month before Armistice Day ended the war. His ...

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  7. Fort Reno hosts cavalry competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Mustang News

    ... and the honor of the Armed Forces. "The units all do the same types of missions," said Gerald Stuck, chief of the Fort Sill Field Artillery Half Section. "We go out into public affairs like parades and school events. We talk to kids about the ...

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  8. Volunteers Renovate Military Mothers HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... " DeWayne Ring's son Trace Ring is a Senior at the U.S. Naval Academy.  Mark Ring's son Blair is stationed at Fort Sill

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  9. OU football Q&A: Ken Kraetzer, Sons of the American Legion RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | NewsOK.com

    A: My dad, Kenneth Kraetzer Sr., was a World War II Army officer. He commissioned at Fort Sill in October 1942 with his brother.

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  10. OU vs. Army Q&A with Against All Enemies: A different look for the Black KnightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Crimson And Cream Machine

    ... enjoy getting to see the Black Knights in their backyard, plus Oklahoma is home to a pretty big Army population in Fort Sill just up the road. Malcolm Perry at Navy is electric, and their win over Memphis is loud. But, Army is no slouch. The win ...

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  11. Band of brothers: West Point creates ties that bind, even 40 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    ... who made it with him through Company H1. He grew up in Paris, Tennessee, went to West Point, did three tours at Fort Sill, met and married an Oklahoma girl. Foster became a major in the 101st Airborne, took early retirement in 1992 after Desert ...

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  12. Vancouver Barracks ceremony marks change of commandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... Training Command in Charlotte, N.C., and Brig. Gen. R. Andrew Bassford, commanding general of the 95th Division in Fort Sill, Okla., presided over the ceremony. Following his tenure, Olsen will serve as the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region ...

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  13. Army Reserve Soldier wins Drill Sergeant of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | The United States Army

    Sgt. Devin Crawford of 3-334th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 95th Training Division, 108th Training Command, holds the trophy he got for winning the 2018 Army Drill Sergeant of the Year competition, Aug. 30, 2018, at Fort Sill, Okla. TRADOC Sgt.

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  14. Contracts For Sept. 7, 2018Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2018 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... modification (P00011) to contract W9124L-17-C-0005 for labor and supplies necessary to manage and operate Fort Sill Directorate of Public Works buildings and structure maintenance, utility systems operation, HVAC and dining facility. Work will be ...

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  15. Face of Defense: Army NCOs Reconnect During Mideast DeploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... its mobilization training at Forts Hood and Sill. Morneau said he was attending aerial gunnery training at Fort Sill and was working through a supply issue, which led him straight to Ford's area of operations. "It was pretty surreal," Morneau said. ...

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  16. Thomas Allsion and his son Zachary watch air show (Source KSWO).Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | KSWO

    Thousands attended Fort Sill's 100th-anniversary air show on Saturday where they experienced historic aircraft fly over the Henry Post Army Airfield just as they did 60 years ago. "After 100 years of this place being here, it's pretty exciting," said Thomas Allison.

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  17. Herbert Francis - Herb' FrazierRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    ... 18 months before entering the U.S. Army. After basic training, he was selected for Officers Candidate School at Fort Sill, Okla. After commissioning, he volunteered for paratrooper training and was assigned to Fort Bragg, N.C., where he made many ...

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  18. All-Army softball team shows off in Goodyear ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | KSWO

    The All-Army Softball team showed off their skills during two games at the annual Goodyear Softball Classic on Thursday night. The Army team met for the first time this week at Fort Sill, and they're now trying to practice all they can before they play other military softball teams.

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  19. Time means nothing in Army friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Big News Network.com

    ... circle. The 449th CAB was selected for active service and completed its mobilization training at Fort Hood and Fort Sill simultaneously. Morneau said he was attending aerial gunnery training at Fort Sill and was working through a supply issue, which ...

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  20. Sheep or GoatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WorthyNews

    ... his destiny. His long-awaited was about to come..."No."... A United States Army officer who trained pupils at Fort Sill for over 20 years once described the different qualities of the students during the two decades of his tenure. During the 1950's, ...

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