Military

  Sen. Inhofe expects better quality of life for migrants at Fort Sill, talks foreign affairs in Lawton visit

  Timeline still undetermined for migrant children move to Fort Sill

  Basic training takes soldiers through the Army Physical Fitness Test

  Fort Sill soldiers depart after deployment ceremony

  Fort Sill MP suspended after encounter with protesters

  Basic training on Fort Sill continues with rifle marksmanship

Continued Coverage

  Senator Jim Inhofe comments on decision to bring migrant children to Fort Sill

  Work Services Corporation filling positions at Fort Sill

  Lawton Red River Vet Center hosts 5K fun walk for PTSD

  Fort Sill basic trainees practice personal strength, loyalty in Combat Conditioning Course

  Congressman Tom Cole comments on decision to bring migrant children to Fort Sill

  Fort Sill celebrates Army’s 244th birthday

  Color casing ceremony held at Fort Sill

Fort Sill held a color casing ceremony for the 4th Battalion-3rd Air Defense Artillery Thursday.

  Suspicious package found on Fort Sill

A bomb disposal team was at Fort Sill Thursday, after a suspicious package was found on post.

  Fort Sill to house over 1,000 migrant children

Due to a large surge of migrants at the US/Mexican border, Fort Sill will receive as many as 1,400 minors as early as next month.

  Comanche Nation honors D-Day anniversary in France

Members of the Comanche Indian Veterans Association are overseas to commemorate the veterans who stormed the beaches, among them 14 Comanche code talkers.

  Fort Sill one of three installations being considered to house unaccompanied migrant children

  7News awarded by Military Order of the Purple Heart

Altus Air Force Base begins fogging for mosquitoes

  Military Order of the Purple Heart hosting golf tournament

  Brigadier General Mcintire retires

  Veteran celebrates 102nd Birthday at Lawton-Fort Sill Veteran’s Center

  Memorial Day: Freedom Isn’t Free

"Just take a second and say thank you guys for everything that you gave. All gave some and some gave all."

  Stephens County holds Memorial Day ceremonies

After the ceremony in Comanche wrapped up officials took it to Duncan for a different audience.

  Fort Sill, 150 years of history

2019 marks 150 years for Fort Sill, but the land it sits on had been eyed by the US Army for many years before the post was founded.

  Oklahoma veteran with no identified family being laid to rest in Elgin

An Oklahoma veteran with no identified family is being laid to rest Friday at the Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin.

  Cameron Military Science Department hosts Parent Night

A group of local students also received scholarships courtesy of Cameron University’s ROTC.

  Freedom Elementary celebrates Month of the Military Child

April is Month of the Military Child and Wednesday, Freedom Elementary School honored those kids.

  Operation Homefront and Cracker Barrel give military families holiday meal

Operation Homefront and Cracker Barrel partnered up to give military families a holiday meal.

Oklahoma attorney general asks Trump to pardon US soldier

Attorney General Mike Hunter supports a pardon for former Army Lt. Michael Behenna, first requesting one in February 2018.

Training exercise turns serious at Sheppard Air Force Base

Sheppard Air Force Base says a training exercise turned “real world” after they received calls from people on base.

  Oklahoma National Guard holds annual hazardous materials training

This scenario-based exercise is something the Oklahoma National Guard does annually with Lawton and other fire departments.

  Remains of WWII vet returned to Hobart

The remains arrived at the Will Rogers World Airport today before Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers escorted them back to Hobart.

  Fort Sill Fires Center of Excellence celebrates April Fools’ Day

It's April Fools' Day, and the Fort Sill Fires Center of Excellence celebrated with a Facebook post.

  Hundreds attend memorial service for veteran with no known family

Hundreds of people attended a memorial service Wednesday afternoon for a retired veteran who didn’t have any known family members.

Is Sheppard Air Force Base growing fast enough for one of the largest flight military training programs in the world?

"We are still growing, and our intent is to grow further. Before we do that we have to stabilize the program and be sure what capabilities we have to encompass more nations."

  VFW Post 5263 hosting Spaghetti Dinner benefit for Military Welcome Center

VFW Post 5263 is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner tomorrow night to benefit the Military Welcome Center.

  Fire contained in Fort Sill’s East Range

Fort Sill firefighters battled a fire on the East Range Wednesday evening.

SAFB Main Gate to close this weekend

The Main Gate at Sheppard will close this weekend.

  Remains of WWII Marine to be buried in hometown of Hobart

A Marine who went missing during a World War II battle on a remote Pacific island will be buried next month in his Oklahoma hometown after his remains were identified last year.

  Lawton Veterans Service Center receives donation

The military order of Purple Hearts' Chapter 602 gave back to local veterans Thursday.

  BAE Systems expands as demand for howitzer increases

BAE Systems Inc. in Elgin is expanding their facility to 72,000 square feet for more room to increase production of the M109-A7 Howitzer.

  Lawton Academy of Arts and Sciences and Patriot Spouses Club visit Veterans Center

The Patriot Spouses Club and students with the Lawton Academy of Arts and Sciences visited the Veterans Center today.

  Altus Air Force Base celebrates the arrival of new KC-46

Excitement filled the air as the KC-46 flew overhead before touching down. Altus Air Force Base is the training school for the new aerial refueling tanker.

  WATCH: Full Altus Air Force Base KC-46A press conference

A press conference was held at Altus Air Force Base for the arrival of their new KC-46A Pegasus aircraft.

  Cameron University celebrates Fort Sill’s 150th birthday

Cameron University celebrated the 150th anniversary of Fort Sill with a cake cutting in the Shepler Ballroom Friday.

  Fort Sill’s Trusted Traveler program takes effect February 1

Beginning February 1st, the six-month pilot program that allows a DoD ID card holder to sponsor guests onto the post.

  Cameron University holding VA benefits meeting for vets, dependents

For more information contact CU's Office for Veterans Affairs

Suicide rates among Marines, Navy reached 10-year high in 2018

Many of the cases are young Marines who have not been deployed overseas nor been in combat, a situation that has also been seen in other military branches.

  Altus Air Force Base announces arrival date for incoming KC-46A Pegasus aircraft

The Air Force announced that the Altus Air Force Base would be the training location for the KC-46 back in 2014.

  Trusted Traveler Program to go into effect at Fort Sill

The TTP is a six-month trial program that allows a DoD ID card holder to sponsor guests onto Fort Sill.

  Junior ROTC students and Disabled American Veterans send care packages to troops

Junior ROTC students from Wichita Falls joined with a local chapter of Disabled American Veterans to send care packages to troops overseas Wednesday.

  Trusted Traveler Program going into effect at Fort Sill

A system going into place next Friday will offer a new way some visitors access Fort Sill.

  Altus Air Force Base reopens Assault Landing Zone

Altus Air Force Base reopened its Assault Landing Zone Friday morning.

Army sergeant, TX Panhandle native killed Thursday in Afghanistan

U.S. Army Sergeant Cameron A. Meddock was killed by small arms fire while participating in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Badghis Province of Afghanistan.

  Fort Sill soldiers honored in patching ceremony

Soldiers were honored with a patch Wednesday to recognize them as part of a unit.

  Fort Sill celebrates historic milestone

From Breaking ground in 1869 to Tuesday celebrating the sesquicentennial is a huge milestone for Fort Sill.

  Basic trainees return to Fort Sill after overnight stay in airports

Hundreds of basic trainees are back on Fort Sill after being stranded at airports in Oklahoma City and Dallas due to the winter weather.

  Hundreds of Fort Sill soldiers stranded in OKC airport

Hundreds of soldiers from Fort Sill are stranded at the Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City due to the weather.

  Marines donate gifts to foster kids

A group of Marines training at Fort Sill is spreading Christmas cheer to kids in the community.

  Basic Trainees at Fort Sill head home for Christmas

Basic Trainees from Fort Sill are headed home for the holidays.

  Fort Sill recognizes instructors and curriculum developers of the year

Fort Sill recognized their Instructors and Curriculum Developers of the Year.

  Fort Sill celebrates Army National Guard’s birthday

Fort Sill celebrated the Army National Guard's 382nd Birthday Thursday in Snow Hall.

  Fort Sill hosts OKC Public School students

A group of graduating students from Oklahoma City Public Schools got a behind the scenes tour of Fort Sill.

  77th Army Band presents free Winter concert in Lawton

The 77th Army Band invites you to a night of Holiday music that you will not soon forget.

Veteran denied surgery for rare condition that causes constant pain, severe weight loss

After almost a decade of tests with the VA, the veteran sought outside care, but when he found a possible treatment, he was denied surgery twice.

  Fort Sill holds annual tree lighting ceremony

Fortunately the weather was not too wintry Friday evening, allowing Fort Sill the chance to hold its annual tree lighting ceremony.

  Fort Sill honors George H.W. Bush

Soldiers on Fort Sill honored the late 41st President with a 21-gun and 50-gun salute.

  Chief of Air Defense Artillery promoted at Fort Sill

Colonel Brian Gibson, who is also the Chief of Air Defense Artillery, was promoted to brigadier general. He’s served our country for 27 years and is now just one of about 120 Army generals chosen to lead close to 78,000 officers.

  Altus Air Force Base holds annual tree lighting ceremony

Altus Air Force Base held its annual tree lighting ceremony Thursday evening.

  Duncan VFW looking for a new home

Last Monday, the Duncan VFW sold its building of over 50 years. However, members are determined to find a new home and keep their chapter going.

  Lawton Veteran Services Center receives donation from local group

The Lawton Veteran Services Center received some much-needed help as they try to keep their doors open.

  Fort Sill’s Thanksgiving meals being prepared

For the past six months, the Post has been working on tomorrow's luncheon for service members.

  Fires Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army holds 7th annual recognition banquet.

The Fires Chapter of the Association of the United States Army held it’s 7th annual recognition banquet Tuesday.

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

The community also provided the funeral home with the proper paperwork to ensure the Marine veteran got military honors at the service.

  Fort Sill holds Family of the Year Awards

November is military family month and Thursday afternoon Fort sill held it’s Family of the year ceremony.

  Maneuver and Fires Integration Experiments underway at Fort Sill

Concepts and equipment were experimented with on post today as part of the Maneuver and Fires Integration Experiment.

  Maneuver and Fires Integration Experiment underway on Fort Sill

Soldiers are experimenting with new technology on the post

  Walters native receives Soldiers Medal

A Walters native has been awarded the Army's highest peacetime award for his actions responding to an Amtrak train derailment last year.

Ft. Sill soldiers deploy to South Korea

A group of soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery deployed Monday.