Military

  Cameron University grad honored at pinning ceremony

  New automated system to allow self scan to enter Bentley Gate

  Soldier inducted into Indiana Track, Field, Cross Country Hall of Fame while training at Fort Sill

  Major General Wilson Shoffner to relinquish command

  Fort Sill Soldier talks after helping injured hiker

  Retreat Ceremony held for exiting commandant

Continued Coverage

  Veterans mental health facility set to come to Lawton

  Leadership group tours Fort Sill’s Monti Hall

  Fort Sill holds annual MLK Jr. Day luncheon

  Fort Sill soldier honored during Career Counselor of the Year recognition ceremony

  DOD expands access to commissaries, exchanges and recreation facilities

  Public invited to graveside service for Air Force Veteran with no known family

  Funeral held for veteran with no known family

You're invited to a funeral for a retired Air Force Veteran without any family. Funeral services for Veilleux will be Tuesday morning at 10, at the Lowell-Tims Funeral Home in Altus.

Oklahoma veterans group opposes bill that would create‘Make America Great Again’ license plates

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Oklahoma is voicing their opposition for a bill that would allow drivers to put a “Make America Great Again” or “Keep American Great” license plate on their vehicles.

  Air Defense Artillery looking for Warrant Officers

They are asking for people who are currently serving in the armed forces to apply for the position.

  Welcoming ceremony held on Fort Sill for new Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

A welcoming ceremony was held at Fort Sill Monday afternoon for the new Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army.

  USO Oklahoma at Fort Sill gets generous donation

  Company agrees to pay $3M over Fort Sill civil claims

  Fort Sill basic trainees take holiday block leave

  Civilian plane flies over Fort Sill airspace

  Fort Sill animal mascots help with special holiday card

  Altus Air Force Base looking for pilots, explains requirement confusion

  Local groups honoring veterans laid to rest around southwest Oklahoma

Groups all around Southwest Oklahoma are honoring veterans laid to rest by placing wreaths in cemeteries.

  Fort Sill’s Toys For Kids wraps up

The toys all came from donations and sponsors, with the 75th Brigade donating 150 toys Friday morning alone.

  Fort Sill Family and Morale Welfare and Recreation gets new director

7News got to speak to the new director of Family and Morale Welfare and Recreation on Fort Sill.

  Man facing charges after crashing car through Fort Sill fence

A man is facing charges for damaging government property after driving his car through a Fort Sill fence near 52nd and Rogers Lane. Officials with Fort Sill say they believe the crash may have been medically related.

  77th Army Band holds annual Christmas concert

The 77th Army Band brought some festive music to the holiday season with their annual Christmas concert.

  Fort Sill begins Toys for Kids program

The program helps Active Duty Soldiers who are ranked E4 and below during the holiday season.

  Fort Sill holds Instructor and Developer of the Year awards

13 people were recognized at an awards assembly on Fort Sill Monday afternoon.

  Sergeant Major of the Army spends day at Fort Sill

The Sergeant Major of the Army spent the day at Fort Sill.

  Local students given congressional nomination for entry to prestigious military academies

Three local students have been given a congressional nomination for some of the nation's most prestigious military academies.

  Fort Sill soldiers learn about St. Barbara

Soldiers on Fort Sill were educated on the patron saint of the field artillery.

  Fort Sill looking for families for ‘Adopt A Soldier’ program

Fort Sill is still looking for families to let basic trainees spend Christmas Day with them through the Adopt A Soldier for Christmas program.

  Hundreds of pounds of food made for Fort Sill Thanksgiving feast

A Thanksgiving feast was held at Fort Sill Wednesday.

  Lawton-Fort Sill Veteran’s Center unveils monument

When you're driving by the Lawton Fort Sill Veterans' Center you might notice a new addition outside.

  Patriot Spouses’ Club hosts annual Fort Sill Historic Tour of Homes

The Patriot Spouses' Club's annual Fort Sill Historic Tour of Homes will be December 13th.

  Airmen killed in Oklahoma Air Force base crash identified

Two U.S. Air Force airmen killed in a training jet crash at Vance Air Force Base in northwestern Oklahoma have been identified as an instructor and a student pilot.

  Fort Sill celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

Fort Sill celebrated National Native American Heritage Month Thursday.

  Fort Sill hosts Education Center Open House

Eight universities took part in an event on Fort Sill Thursday to help people prepare for their futures.

  Altus first public school in America to get new Air Force STEM flight simulators

Altus Public Schools partnered with the Air Force to unveil three flight simulators unlike anything at any public school in America.

  Two airmen killed in ‘mishap’ at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Okla.

Officials say two airmen were killed in a training "mishap" on Thursday morning at Vance Air Force Base in Enid.

  Fort Sill Field Artillery plays basketball match against Air Defense Artillery

Fort Sill's Field Artillery basketball match against the Air Defense Artillery

  Experts from around the world meet on Fort Sill to talk new program

An international meeting took place on Fort Sill Wednesday.

  Air Defense Artillery Chief changes hands

Chief Warrant Officer Eric Maule is retiring, and Mitchell C. Brown was chosen by a panel to take his spot after a month-long interview process.

  Basic officer course field artillery students take place in Fort Sill live fire training exercise

Basic officer course field artillery students took part in a live fire training exercise Tuesday at Fort Sill.

  Retired and Senior Volunteer Program holds pinning ceremony at Lawton City Hall

The City of Lawton honored local veterans who dedicate their time to community service.

  Fort Sill soldier in Wichita County Jail, charged with coercion and enticement

A Fort Sill soldier is being held in the Wichita County Jail in Texas after being arrested by authorities from Sheppard Air Force Base.

  Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce holds lunch and learn for veterans

The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce held a lunch and learn event for veterans Friday.

  Gold Star Families Memorial Highway unveiled

You can see the Gold Star Families Memorial Highway heading west out of Elgin going toward the Fort Sill National Cemetery on U-S 277.

  Local veteran working to open homeless veterans center

A local veteran is working to open a homeless veterans center in Waurika.

  Lawton man chosen to serve as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

A Lawton man has been chosen to represent Oklahoma for the Secretary of the Army.

  2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery takes part in cold load and elevator training on Fort Sill

The 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery took part in cold load and elevator training Thursday.

  VFW Post 1193 asking for your help bringing holiday cheer to Lawton-Fort Sill VA Center

VFW Post 1193 is working to make sure every Veteran at the Lawton Fort Sill VA Center celebrates the holiday season.

  8th annual recognition banquet for Lawton-Fort Sill Fires Chapter of AUSA coming up in Lawton

The Apache Casino Ballroom will play host for the 8th annual reception and recognition banquet for the Lawton Fort Sill Fires Chapter of the Association of the US Army.

  Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce hosting Gold Star family highway dedication

The ceremony to unveil the new highway signage dedicated to the Gold Star families in the community will be November 15th from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber.

  Fort Sill Education Center celebrates American Education Week

The Fort Sill Education Center will celebrate American Education Week, November 18th through the 22nd.

  Local organizations place wreaths in honor of those who served

Representatives from several local veteran organizations took part in a Veterans Day ceremony at Sunset Memorial Gardens Monday afternoon.

  Cameron hosts speakers for Veterans Day

It started with a free meal for active duty military and veterans and then, Cameron's ROTC unit posted the colors to start a Veterans Day ceremony.

  Comanche County Veterans Council holds Veterans Day ceremony

The Comanche County Veterans Council held a ceremony Monday to honor those who served our country.

  Cameron wraps up Veterans Resource Fair

Representatives from 29 different organizations were on campus, connecting with veterans, service members and their dependents.

  Grandfield 4-H students honor veterans

Members of Grandfield 4-H honored veterans Wednesday.

  Altus Air Force Base unveils new Boom Instructor Platform

Altus Air Force Base has unveiled a brand new Boom Instructor Platform.

  In Studio: Fort Sill Commanding General Major General Wilson Shoffner

The Commanding General of Fort Sill, Major General Wilson Shoffner, joins Monte and Caitlin in studio to talk about the latest going on on post.

  Wreaths Across America accepting orders for wreaths

Coming up next month, wreaths will be laid on the graves of local fallen veterans and you can help.

  Second Fort Sill poaching incident under investigation

Officials say a deer was poached about a week ago.

  STEM Centers of Innovation planned for military children

The Boys and Girls Club of America and Raytheon are partnering up to bring what's called the STEM Centers of Innovation to Fort Sill.

  Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors helps families of fallen service members get education

Families of fallen service members know more about the educational opportunities available to them thanks to a national organization.

  Survivor Outreach Services hosts annual Fort Sill Gold Star family tea party

Gold Star families were invited out to an annual tea party.

  Local groups come together to help Lawton/Fort Sill homeless vets

Several groups joined forces Friday to help homeless veterans in the Lawton/Fort Sill community.

  Fort Sill military members get LinkedIn advice

2018's LinkedIn top voice helped people perfect their profiles and their job search.

  Fort Sill staff sergeant trains for ultramarathon

A staff sergeant and boxer from Fort Sill is preparing to run a more than 100-mile ultramarathon in Oklahoma City.

  Fort Sill Long Range Precision Fires Commander promoted to brigadier general

The Long Range Precision Fires Commander on Fort Sill has a new rank.

  Cameron hosts students interested in Junior ROTC

Cameron University's Department of Military Science hosted area high school students interested in getting involved in Junior ROTC.

  Garrison command sergeant major change of responsibility ceremony held on Fort sill

A Garrison command sergeant major change of responsibility ceremony was held Friday morning at Fort Sill in front of Taylor Hall.

  Public invited to funeral for Altus veteran with no living family

Lowell-Tims Funeral Home and the VFW in Altus are holding a celebration of life for a veteran without any living friends or family.

  Mother of soldier killed in Lawton shooting pleads for help

The mother of a Fort Sill soldier, who was shot and killed outside a Lawton bar, is pleading for answers in her son’s murder.

  Fort Sill hosts civilian medical tour

New soldiers entering the Army from the civilian medical side got the chance to learn about military history Wednesday on Fort Sill.

  Fort Sill says goodbye to commanding general of Field Artillery National Guard, welcomes replacement

Fort Sill held a combined farewell ceremony for Brigadier General Russell Johnson and welcome ceremony for Brigadier General Thomas Spencer this morning at McNair Hall.

  Fort Sill Fire Department conducts hazmat training

A hazardous materials or hazmat response is critical for fire departments, and this week the Fort Sill Fire Department is conducting their hazmat training.

  BAE Systems complete expansion

An expansion for a company in Elgin that makes combat vehicles for the Army is finished.