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  1. Vast expanse of Boston Common filled with 37,000 flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... the eight crew members killed when the helicopter he was riding in crashed in 1979, on a training mission between Fort Sill, Okla. and the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. For years after the crash, he said, he could not even say the word ...

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  2. NASCAR to pay tribute to fallen Manchester soldier in Coca-Cola 600 this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | People's Defender

    ... States Army in February of 1969. He was shipped to Fort Knox, Ky. for eight weeks of basic training and then on to Fort Sill, Oklahoma where he was assigned to eight more weeks of training with an artillery unit. After his graduation at Fort Sill, ...

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  3. 3rd Brigade returns from NTC, ready to deployRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | El Paso Times

    ... - and a battalion headquarters and firing battery from the 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment from Fort Sill, Okla. "It was pretty awesome to watch that all come together," Daniels said. "That live fire was a great way to culminate. It ...

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  4. Community gathers to celebrate Armed Forces DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | KSWO

    More than 100 participants marched in Lawton Fort Sill's procession. The Lawton High School band, the Marine Corps League, American Heritage Girls and many others were among those in the parade.

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  5. Yesterdays May 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... of Mayflower, was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army after graduating from Officer Candidate School at Fort Sill, Okla. Harris Grocery was the first customer to be connected to Mayflower's new water system. The $135,000 system included two ...

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  6. Armed Forces Day parade set for downtown LawtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | KSWO

    ... non-profit organizations, and of course, the 77th Army Band, soldiers, the Marine Corp League-Boomer Detachment, Fort Sill Color Guard, the Platoon Sergeant of the Year and many more. After the parade, head over to Elmer Thomas Park where they'll ...

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  7. Army tests High Energy Laser in exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Aerotech News And Review

    Adam Aberle, High Energy Laser Mobile Test Truck program manager, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Technical Center, holds an unmanned aerial vehicle displaying the damage caused by a compact laser weapons system during the during the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment 2016, at Fort Sill, Okla., April 21. Last month, the Army's Space and Missile Defense Command proved again how effective the High Energy Laser Mobile Test Truck is at destroying unmanned aerial vehicles, quad-copters and even laptops with just a blast of concentrated light.

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  8. Weather related fire leads to Midland power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | KSWO

    ... in Kentucky, vowing to stay in the race until the end as Clinton aimed to blunt his momentum and prepare for a... Fort Sill got to be the first army post to try a traveling America Ninja Warrior inspired obstacle course on Tuesday. Fort Sill got to ...

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  9. Launchers back in East CamdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | NWAonline

    ... fired, Russo said. Col. Robert Picht Jr. of the U.S. Army, capabilities manager for the field artillery brigade at Fort Sill, Okla., recalled working with an Afghan general. "We rolled up to his headquarters in a big armored truck, and he was ...

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  10. Fort Sill soldiers test their skills in obstacle courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | KSWO

    Fort Sill got to be the first army post to try a traveling America Ninja Warrior inspired obstacle course on Tuesday.

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  11. Colorado Springs mayor proud of award that measures how community treats troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Gazette

    ... award. Other honorees included Dayton, Ohio, home to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and Lawton, Okla., home of Fort Sill. Colorado Springs is the first city Cooper has visited to present the honor. "I think this recognition is, frankly, ...

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  12. Tri-State Army captain laid to rest after sudden passingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY. JORDYW AS PROMOTED TO CAPTAIN TWO DAYS BEFORE HE DIED OF A HEART ATTACK ON MOTHER'S DAY AT FORT SILL IN OKLAHOMA. HE IS A 2012 WEST POINT GRADUATE AND A 2008 GRADUATE OF CINCINNATI COUNTRY DAY. HIS TWO OLDER BROTHERS, ROB AND ...

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  13. Patron saint of fire gets presence on golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Hey, soldier. If you're on the 18th green at the Fort Sill golf course and you're thinking of using a foot wedge to escape from the bunker or believe that a 14-foot putt is a gimme, remember this.

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  14. Sequim woman training for U.S. Army combat artillery roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... would be exciting" to participate in military operations in a combat zone, Stone said recently over the phone from Fort Sill, Okla. Stone, daughter of Eric and Tracy Hagberg of Sequim, graduated from Army basic training March 23 and currently is ...

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  15. Topeka veteran searches for answers, 13 years after chemical exposure in Taji, IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Camp Taji, Iraq. Sparky Edwards enlists in the U.S. Army at age 17 and is assigned to the 5/3 Field Artillery at Fort Sill, Okla. He deployed to Iraq in 2003-2004. Edwards begins college. He earned a bachelor's degree in criminal intelligence in ...

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  16. Rep. Bridenstine's bills aim toward keeping USA safeRead the original story

    Thursday May 12 | Tulsa Beacon

    ... and modification cumbersome and expensive. These two species populations are present at Altus Air Force Base, Fort Sill, and McAlester Army Ammunition Plant." "Housing children on bases with ongoing operations - including live artillery ranges - is ...

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  17. Fort Riley ceremony announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... A. Turner, commandant of the United States Army Field Artillery School at the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill. The Victory with Honors ceremony will include remarks by Kolasheski and Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., 1st Inf. Div. and Fort ...

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  18. At 26, Cincinnati native and West Point graduate dies of heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... THE WORST THING THAT CAN HAPPEN TO A PARENT. REPORTER: TWO DAYS BEFORE HIS DEATH, HE WAS PROMOTED TO CAPTAIN AT FORT SILL IN OKLAHOMA, FULFILLING ANOTHER ROLE IN THE ARMY AS A NATURAL LEADER. >> HE HAD ALL THE MARKINGS TO REALLY MAKE AN IMPACT ON ...

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  19. At just 26, Cincinnati native and West Point graduate dies of heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Early Monday morning, a Mariemont police officer and two Army officers woke the family up to tell them their youngest son, Jordy Alsfelder, 26, had passed away. Alsfelder died Sunday, Mother's Day, at Fort Sill in Oklahoma from a massive heart attack.

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  20. Sequim woman training for U.S. Army combat artillery roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... would be exciting" to participate in military operations in a combat zone, Stone said recently over the phone from Fort Sill, Okla. Stone, daughter of Eric and Tracy Hagberg of Sequim, graduated from Army basic training March 23 and currently is ...

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