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  1. Officials: 1,800 Immigrants Processed Through Fort SillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 1,800 unaccompanied minor children were processed through Fort Sill in southwestern Oklahoma before the facility was closed last week.

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  2. Fort Sill soldiers boost morale with Single Soldier DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | KSWO

    FORT SILL, Okla._More than 250 soldiers attended the 2014 BOSS Single Soldier Day at the Patriot Club on Fort Sill.

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  3. FP's Situation Report: Greene first two-star killed in a warzone...Read the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    ... More on that from the NYT's Alan Rappeport and Helene Cooper, here. Greene's son, an Army lieutenant stationed at Fort Sill, Okla, to the WSJ: "He was excited to help out...Obviously, being separated from our family and being separated from my ...

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  4. The 10-Point: Matt Murray on Failed Deals, the Death of a U.S. General, Gaza Peace Talks and MoreRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... His wife is also a retired Army colonel, and his son is a West Point graduate and a first lieutenant stationed at Fort Sill, Okla. As a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas brought the first chance for a more lasting calm in Gaza yesterday, Israelis ...

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  5. Reaction mixed to news detained children not coming to Cape CodRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Cape Cod Times

    ... minors crossing the border is now decreasing. The federal government is closing the temporary shelter at Fort Sill in Oklahoma and, in the near future, plans to shut down two other military base shelters for unaccompanied minors, Jesse Mermell, ...

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  6. U.S. General Killed in Afghan AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Greene flew to Afghanistan in January, said his son Matthew Greene, a first lieutenant in the Army stationed in Fort Sill, Okla. While Gen. Greene had previously served short tours to Afghanistan and Iraq, this was his first full-length tour in ...

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  7. Three US migrant shelters to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | BBC News

    ... it across the border. In a statement, HHS spokesman Kenneth Wolfe said the agency expected an emergency shelter at Fort Sill in Oklahoma to close down by 8 August. But Mr Wolfe added there was "substantial uncertainty about the future flows of ...

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  8. US says immigrant children to leave Fort SillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | KSWO

    _ Federal authorities say unaccompanied immigrant children that have been housed at Fort Sill are expected to leave the Army post by Friday. Kenneth Wolfe of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in an email to The Associated Press on ...

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  9. HHS to close three facilities housing child immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Hill

    ... until they can be released to a sponsor in the United States to await a deportation hearing. The facility in Fort Sill Army Base in Oklahoma is slated to close Friday. The other two facilities at bases in Texas and California are slated to close in ...

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  10. Chamber starts petition drive in support of Fort JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The State

    ... That is more than the Army's three other training bases – Fort Benning, Ga., Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and Fort Sill, Okla. – combined. The Army reached a peak of about 570,000 soldiers in 2010 and could go as low as 420,000 by 2017 if ...

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  11. Warrior Transition Unit benefits from Southwestern ScorcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | KSWO

    ... Scorcher is this Saturday. It's put on by Lawton's Southwestern Medical Center and all of the proceeds will go to Fort Sill's Warriors Transition Unit. It's a perfect fit because they have one thing in common; they both strive to rehabilitate ...

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  12. Castle Rock native earns top Army honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... the Fire Support Soldier of the Month award July 10 from the U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence based in Fort Sill, Okla. "I definitely didn't think I would get this award," said Lewis, a native of Castle Rock and a 2011 graduate of Douglas County ...

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  13. Montel Williams Challenges Obama on Veterans Affairs CrisisRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... to the U.S. illegally at vacant barracks on three military bases: Naval Base Ventura County in California, Fort Sill in Oklahoma and Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. The Pentagon authorized 5,000 more children to be housed at these facilities, and ...

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  14. Thomas W. VanDevender, 66Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Star Press

    ... Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal and many others. Following his retirement he worked for Range Operations at Fort Sill in several capacities. He served on the Fort Sill Retiree Council and was a member of the Sergeants Major Association. ...

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  15. UNC-IDB Strategic Fellows Program Announces Graduates 'Equipping...Read the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Freshnews

    ... DCS-G1 -- Mr. John Hansen, Strategy and Policy Branch Chief, U.S. Army Europe -- CSM Timothy D. Hockenberry, CSM, Fort Sill -- CPT Kyle Hoisington, Instructor, 3-16 Cavalry -- CPT A. Tyler Inman, Company Commander, C/2-11 IN, 199th IN BDE -- CPT ...

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  16. In Years PastRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... 1918 and composed the music for "The Caissons" at Fort Sheridan, Ill., shortly before his unit was transferred to Fort Sill. The lyrics for the artillery march were written by Brig. Gen. Edmund L. Gruber, when he was a second lieutenant. Montin was ...

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  17. Bill Dukes named SC civilian aide to the ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | The State

    ... has the capacity to absorb the initial combat training missions of the Army’s three other training bases: Fort Sill, Okla.; Fort Benning, Ga.; and, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Dukes is scheduled to meet with Fort Jackson commander Maj. Gen. Bradley ...

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  18. Fallin complains about costs of immigrant childrenRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | KSWO

    Gov. Mary Fallin is complaining to federal officials about the potential cost to Oklahoma from unaccompanied immigrant minors who are released from a temporary shelter at Fort Sill and placed with sponsors in the state.

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  19. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin complains about costs of immigrant childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Gov. Mary Fallin is complaining to federal officials about the potential cost to Oklahoma from unaccompanied immigrant minors who are released from a temporary shelter at Fort Sill and placed with sponsors in the state.

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  20. GOP lawmakers to Obama: Keep illegal aliens off military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... treatment," notes Franes. Close to 3,000 illegal aliens, some as old as 19-years-old, are being bivouacked at Fort Sill Army Basd in Oklahoma, Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, and Ventura County's Naval Station in California. What originally was ...

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