Fort Sill Update – Town Hall Meeting And More
In case you missed the March 21st Fort Sill Update – heard every Thursday morning at 7:45 on K-LAW 101 – here’s a recap of what Major General Mark McDonald talked about:
Town Hall Meeting
- For spouses and families of deployed soldiers, March 27 from 5-7 p.m. at the Graham Resiliency Center.
- Bring your questions/concerns.
- Child care available.
Basic Combat Training Graduation
- Friday March 22, Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 31st Field Artillery @ 10 a.m.
- Also Friday March 22, Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 19th Field Artillery @ 1 p.m.
- At McMahon Auditorium, Lawton.
- Everyone is encouraged to attend.
Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Welcome Home Ceremony (March 29 & 30)
- We need everyone’s help in informing our Vietnam Veterans about our upcoming celebration.
- They don’t have to live in the Lawton/Fort Sill area to participate.
- Refer them to the website www.okvietnamwar50th.com.
- Friday March 29 events at Fort Sill begin with veterans arriving between 9 and 9:30 and parking at the Field Artillery Museum.
- They will board buses for a procession to the Rinehart Fitness Center at 9:45.
- The Welcome Home Ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.
- There is a luncheon planned for the first 500 who RSVP at 11:30 a m. at the Patriot Club. You can RSVP by calling 580-595-4559.
- From about 12:45 to 1:45 the museum will offer special tours.
- The veterans will then be honored at the Monthly Retirement Ceremony at 2 p.m. on the Old Post Quadrangle.
- The Saturday March 30 event is a Vietnam War Commemoration ceremony at McMahon Auditorium at 11 a.m.
- We want to recognize all our Vietnam veterans so if you are or you know someone who is a Vietnam veteran, please call 580-442-5460.
Easter Egg Hunt
- The post Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday March 30 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Butner Field behind Cowan Dental Clinic. The hunt will start at noon.
- It’s open to children from 18 months to 11 years old.
- There will be inflatables, food and beverages and more fun stuff.
You can hear the entire update from MG McDonald by clicking the green arrow below.