Fort Sill


Fort Sill is a major U.S. Army installation located in southwest Oklahoma. It was originally founded to protect settlers in Texas from raids by the plains Indian tribes. Soldiers from famous units like the 7th Cavalry (led by Col. George A. Custer) and the 10th Cavalry (known as the Buffalo Soldiers) used Fort Sill during the Indian Wars. Geronimo, Kiowa Chief Satanta, and Comanche Chief Quanah Parker are among the famous Native American leaders buried there.

Mission Statement: 
The Fires Center of Excellence trains, educates and develops Soldiers and leaders; creates and develops capabilities; engages, collaborates and partners with stakeholders; sustains and provides a fires force to support the joint warfighting commander across the spectrum of operations in the joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational environments.
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Primary Units: 
31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade
75th Fires Brigade and the 214th Fires Brigade
Basic Combat Training (BCT)
United States Army Field Artillery School
United States Army Air Defense Artillery School
International Student Division, Field Artillery School
Basic Officer Leaders Course
Fort Sill NCO Academy
Fires Center of Excellence
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