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Fort Sill Gets New Field Artillery School Commandant By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyHomes Fort Sill, Lawton, OK

By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyhomes Fort Sill welcomes Colonel Christopher Bentley to post. COL Bentley is the new Field Artillery School Commandant, and Chief of Field Artillery at Fort Sill. He has commanded artillery units at the battery, battalion, and brigade levels. He was assigned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina before ending up here at Fort […]



IMPD finds cylindrical device in federal building By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyHomes Fort Sill, Lawton, OK

By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyhomes Indianapolis Metropolitan police officers are investigating a suspicious device at the Minton-Capehart Federal Building, 575 N. Pennsylvania Street Monday afternoon. IMPD PIO Christopher Bailey says police located a cylindrical device that is four  inches long in an X-ray machine inside the building. An x-ray technician caught it as it was going through the […]




Finding Hidden Stories in Tombstone Art By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyHomes Fort Sill, Lawton, OK

By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyhomes Military cemeteries seem incredibly uniform with the simple headstones showing little more than rank, name, the dates of life, and a symbol of religion. Yet there are still some hidden messages in the stones. This is especially true in a place like Fort Sill, where Buffalo Soldiers, American Indian POWs, and Army soldiers […]


Fort Campbell air warriors light up Oklahoma sky with C-RAM By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyHomes Fort Sill, Lawton, OK

By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyhomes A loudspeaker blared “incoming, incoming, incoming” and Soldiers immediately dropped to the ground. A Counter — Rocket, Artillery and Mortar gun whirred as the weapon system tracked the threat. A four-second burst from the Gatling-type gun filled the air with tracer fire. Then the 300 rounds crackled as they exploded looking like a […]


Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office presents merit awards By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyHomes Fort Sill, Lawton, OK

By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyhomes The Oklahoma Historical Society’s State Historic Preservation Office presented its 2013 Citations of Merit at an awards banquet Thursday during the 25th annual Statewide Preservation Conference. Accomplishments in archeological site preservation, research, publication, public programming, leadership and restoration and rehabilitation work were recognized. Awards went to: Anadarko •  Kathleen Lacey, for […]


Severe Storms With Tornadoes May Sweep Over Central U.S. By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyHomes Fort Sill, Lawton, OK

By Linda Jefferson, GoArmyhomes Severe thunderstorms, baseball-sized hail, flooding and possibly tornadoes may sweep across parts of Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas today, according to the U.S. Storm Prediction Center. There’s a 45 percent chance of storms producing damaging hail from Fort Sill, Oklahoma, to near Joplin, Missouri, and Fayetteville, Arkansas, the center said. Central Oklahoma, including Moore, where 24 […]