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  1. My Driving Experiences While Serving 27 Years In The U.S. ArmyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    ... stick, no AC, nothing-automatic Mercury Lynx. It lasted a few Army tours in Germany, plus a few trips out to Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Not your most comfortable ride, and a real embarrassment when it came to driving up and down the hills in Bavaria. ...

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  2. Education notes for June 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | NewsOK.com

    ... hit by shrapnel in both of his legs. He recovered from his injuries and, eight months later, ran as a member of Fort Sill's Army Ten Miler team and was nominated for USO soldier of the year. The starving Iraqi children he witnessed weighed heavily ...

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  3. Fires Center of Excellence celebrates the US Army's 243rd birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | KSWO

    We spoke to Private Jacob Simon, the youngest service member at Fort Sill today. He said it was a surprise and an honor to be chosen to slice the birthday cake along with the oldest service members, a colonel and sergeant major.

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  4. Festival honors World War II veteran during opening ceremoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | The Tribune

    ... Army. He was inducted Nov. 9, 1944, and trained at Camp Atterbury in Edinburgh. He then took basic training at Fort Sill in Oklahoma and then was shipped to Germany. By the time Nehrt reached port in France, the war had ended, but that didn't mean ...

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  5. Hedgesville man: Army taught life skills used on daily basisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... 21, said he joined the Army over any other branch because it suited him best. For 14 weeks, Henson was located at Fort Sill in Oklahoma for basic and AIT training. His first duty station was at Fort Riley Kansas where he served as an artillery crew ...

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  6. Charles Downey, former Times-Picayune employee, dies at 74Read the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | NOLA.com

    Charles Lyn Downey, who worked in The Times-Picayune's composing room for 47 years, died May 23 of multiple myeloma at Passages Hospice & Sanctuary in New Orleans. He was 74. A native of Lawtell, in St. Landry Parish, who graduated from Lawtell High School, Mr. Downey served two years in the Army at Fort Sill, Okla.

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  7. Wichita Falls cemetery continues to honor veterans with annual ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | KAUZ

    ... servicemen and women and their families. The gardens were established before the national cemeteries in Dallas and Fort Sill, giving Wichita Falls residents a local place to honor veterans. The memorial service highlights those born and raised in ...

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  8. Helping vets get what they deserve: Former official delivers early Memorial Day message in MorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Morristown Green

    ... Driver & Mechanic Badge with Driver-Wheeled Vehicles Clasp took Marine Combat Training and then reported to Fort Sill, Okla., where he earned the rank of PFC and became a cannoneer, assigned to Mike Battery, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines in 29 Palms, ...

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  9. P-40 Warhawks Aerial Assualt on BurmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Flight Journal

    ... paying job, or any pay, was like trying to find fertile soil in the ravaged Dust Bowl. I tried to join the Army at Fort Sill and asked about becoming a pilot. A lieutenant with a very sharp tongue shot me down right away. "Sonny boy," he said, "You ...

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  10. Retired Marine walking across America to help wounded soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A retired Marine made a stop at Fort Sill Wednesday as he walks across America to raise awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Retired Gunnery Sergeant Roy Brady is walking for an organization called the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge to raise funds and awareness for veterans struggling with PTSD after they return from serving our country.

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  11. Retired Marine walking across America to help wounded soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | KSWO

    A retired Marine made a stop at Fort Sill Wednesday as he walks across America to raise awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Retired Gunnery Sergeant Roy Brady is walking for an organization called the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge to raise funds and awareness for veterans struggling with PTSD after they return from serving our country.

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  12. Funeral services being held for Former Fort Sill Commanding General Jack MerrittRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | KSWO

    Retired General Jack Merritt was commissioned as a second Lieutenant from Fort Sill's Officer Candidate School in 1953. Over his decades of service, Merritt served in multiple command and staff assignments, and was assigned as Commanding General of Fort Sill in 1977.

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  13. Retreat ceremony for Brigadier General Stephen Maranian at Fort SillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | KSWO

    Fort Sill is hosting a retreat ceremony for Brigadier General Stephen Maranian, Field Artillery Commandant, in front of McNair Hall Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Maranian has also served as the Director, Future Long Range Precision Fires Cross Functional Team, the Chief of Staff of the Army's top modernization priority. Brig.

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  14. Fort Riley to hold ceremony for outgoing support leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence; and director, Future Long Range Precision Fires Cross Functional Team, at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Taking over for Smith following the ceremony will be Col. Todd R. Wasmund. Wasmund comes to the division from the ...

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  15. Army uniforms worn by Native Americans needed for exhibit on PostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | KSWO

    Native American military uniforms are needed for an exhibit. Fort Sill's National Historic Landmark and Museum is asking people to donate the uniforms to be displayed in the museum.

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  16. Ft. Sill holds ceremony honoring FIRES Center of Excellence Chief of StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | KSWO

    Fort Sill held a special ceremony on May 9 in honor of the FIRES Center of Excellence Chief of Staff, who is soon departing for Kansas. Colonel Todd Wasmund has been reassigned to the First Infantry Division at Fort Riley, and today the post honored him and his wife during a Retreat ceremony in front of McNair Hall.

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  17. Counselor speaks on impacts, warning signs of child sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | KSWO

    An investigation by the Associated Press has revealed that over the last 10 years, Fort Sill officials have investigated six cases of child-on-child sexual assault. The report from the AP says Army Criminal Investigators opened cases at Fort Sill for those six cases, concluding five of them were true.

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  18. Davey Nelson was an All-Star with the Texas RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    The Fort Sill native played and coached in the big leagues. Nelson was an All-Star infielder with the Texas Rangers in 1973.

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  19. 6 kid-on-kid sex assault cases at Army base in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... Army's Criminal Investigation Command released a list of 223 sexual assaults among juveniles that showed none at Fort Sill. After reporters challenged the list's accuracy, the agency added 86 cases. It declines to share the number of reports that ...

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  20. Kid-On-Kid Sexual Assault Cases Under Investigation At Fort SillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... Army's Criminal Investigation Command released a list of 223 sexual assaults among juveniles that showed none at Fort Sill. After reporters challenged the list's accuracy, the agency added 86 cases. It declines to share the number of reports that ...

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