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  1. Joe R. "J.R." Earls November 14, 2017 Joe R. "J.R." Earls, 97, went...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Marlow Review

    Joe R. "J.R." Earls, 97, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 11, 2017, in Lawton, at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center. The funeral service will be held at the Altus City Cemetery Chapel on November 16, 2017, at 11 a.m., with the Rev.


  2. 65th anniversary for George and Winona Singer of RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... married Sept. 27, 1952, at Beal Heights Presbyterian Church in Lawton, Okla. Winona's father was then stationed at Fort Sill artillery base at Lawton. The newly married couple then left Oklahoma for a driving tour of the Southern states, spending ...


  3. Geronimo: From America's Most Wanted to Tourist AttractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Voice of America

    ... would remain a prisoner of war for life. A year later, he was sent to Alabama and finally, in 1894 was moved to Fort Sill in Oklahoma, where he converted to Christianity. He would never see his homeland again. He was allowed to attend fairs and ...


  4. Center Grove-area native being promoted to colonel in U.S. ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... 10,000 lieutenant colonels in the Army are given that opportunity. He was in charge of about 550 soldiers at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Under Schmidt's watch, they were trained and deployed to the Middle East. The different leadership opportunities have ...


  5. Echoes of combat evoke lasting memories for WWII Army vetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... training at Camp Carson in Colorado and upon finishing boot camp there he was sent to attend artillery school at Fort Sill in Oklahoma and then permanently assigned to an artillery unit at Camp Polk in Louisiana. "I guess the hardest thing for me to ...


  6. Iraq veteran finds companionship and comfort in caring for birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Union Democrat

    ... said. "That was never in my mind." The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, happened while Basacker was at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Basacker recalled having to work three or four days straight without any sleep to help secure the base. Basacker then ...


  7. Duncan Middle School celebrates Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | KSWO

    ... have done for us and I really realize how serious it is," said Presgrove The students then went outdoors to watch Fort Sill's half section soldiers fire a French 75. The field piece was used during World War I and weighs over 3,000 pounds. It can ...


  8. Crete exercise tests NATO's missile-defense capabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... short-range missile defense capabilities. The infantrymen are fresh out of the Army's missile defense school in Fort Sill, Okla. "This is a recent Chief of Staff of the Army initiative to ... help bring back that capability of short-range air ...


  9. Oklahoma business briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 |

    ... recent retiree and 20-year U.S. Army veteran, is owner of 440 acres that make up Heinzeroth Cattle Co. near Fort Sill. Heinzeroth will be supported by Lindley Farm Equipment in Cordell, Kubota said. Heinzeroth was one of four recipients of new ...


  10. Wayne Community High School Class of '06 Has Four VeteransRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | Times-Republican

    ... staff sergeant. He is the son of Orval and Eleanor Dady. Matt Bennett enlisted in March 2007. His boot camp was at Fort Sill, Okla., with his AIT taking place at Fort. Leonard Wood, Mo. He was discharged in March 2015, after six years of active ...


  11. Veterans Day ceremonies planned at Oklahoma college campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 |

    ... lost since last Veterans Day. Major Gen. Wilson Shoffner Jr., commanding general, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill, will speak about the significance of Veterans Day. The ceremony is open to the public and takes place in Veterans Grove, ...


  12. Soldier drew on Army skills to survive, protect others in Las Vegas shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The United States Army

    ... what to do in that situation." Trujillo credited her basic combat training she took as a Split Option Soldier at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, for helping her to lead others to safety. "Probably what helped me to respond the best to what happened was being ...


  13. November 12 concert is cancelledRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Tulsa Beacon

    Due to the unexpected cancellation of an appearance by the Fort Sill 77th Army Band, the Military History Center in Broken Arrow has cancelled the November 12 Salute to Veterans concert. Keith H. Browne said the center plans to hold a similar concert in 2018.


  14. A salute to a humble American heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 |

    ... with him, I feel like I'm a better man." After returning stateside, Rose, who for a time was stationed at Fort Sill, earned his bachelor's degree from Cameron University in December 1977, and a master's degree in communication from the University of ...


  15. Trump to award Medal of Honor to medicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... served as a Special Forces combat medic during the Vietnam War Gary M. Rose promoted to the rank of Captain at Fort Sill, Okla., on Dec. 19, 1977. Photo courtesy of Gary M. Rose Capt. Eugene C. McCarley (center), commander of B-company, and other ...


  16. Viewers play a round of golf with Makenzie Burk and Matt DiPirro for a good causeRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | KSWO

    ... and a trophy presentation. The tournament benefits several local non-profits including the Lawton Food Bank, Fort Sill Holiday Food Voucher Program, CCMH Foundation, CASA, and Habitat for Humanity. Copyright 2017 KSWO. All rights reserved. A ...


  17. Army developing lasers that pierce fog, dust to destroy targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | The United States Army

    This Mobile High-Energy Laser-equipped Stryker was evaluated April 12 during the 2017 Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment at Fort Sill, Okla. The MEHEL can shoot a drone out of the sky using a 5kW laser.


  18. Robert Emmett Cox, Sr - Bend, ORRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 |

    ... SC. Robin was an avid golfer and tremendous sports fan. He served in the U.S. Army at Fort Ord in Monterey CA and Fort Sill in Lawton OK. He attended college in Santa Barbara CA. He is survived by his wife, Jan of Bend OR; his son Robby Cox, ...


  19. Carleton O. WoosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    ... shipyard. He was drafted to serve in the Army in January 1943, during World War II. He received basic training at Fort Sill, Okla., and was then sent to Brisbane, Australia, where he was assigned to the 121st Field Artillery Battalion, which was a ...


  20. In the military, trusted officers became alleged assailants in sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... raping her on two occasions, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post. Additionally, a soldier at Fort Sill, Okla., who was certified as a sexual-assault-prevention officer was convicted at a court-martial in May of five counts of ...