Cameron University ROTC Cadet Chris Lacock of Mustang inches his way forward on the quicksand obstacle Friday as he and other cadets work on team building skills at Fort Sill’s Team Development Course.
Sixty-one ROTC cadets in Cameron University's Comanche Battalion are taking advantage of Fort Sill's proximity to conduct their fall field training exercise on post. It started at 6 a.m. Friday and will run until late today, according to ROTC Cadet Devin Dorsey.
World War II veteran Oddie Rollins talks with members of the MacArthur High School Junior ROTC detachment during a POW-MIA Day observance Friday at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center. The students are, from left, Reagan Pyles, Austin Gonzalez, Zack Brunn, Brigida Sanchez and Traci Moseley.
Fort Sill Garrison Chaplain Col. Matthew Pawlikowski presented an expanded version of the inspiring story of U.S. Army Chaplain Capt. Emil Joseph Kapaun when he spoke Friday at a special POW-MIA Day ceremony for residents of the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center.
Lawton Fire Chief DeWayne Burk fastens lapel pins to new Assistant Fire Chief Pete Martin during the department’s pinning ceremony Friday afternoon. Martin and Assistant Fire Chief Eric Troutman, at right, were both selected for promotion after two retirements this past year.
The banquet room of City Hall was filled with music, laughter and celebration Friday as more than 30 new and experienced firefighters were honored during the Lawton Fire Department's pinning ceremony. 
Horses are part of the Tate family’s everyday life. Here, Maury Tate and his 13-year-old daughter, Hadley, check over one of the girl’s barrel racing horses before heading out to a competition.
Maury Tate is well-known around Apache and throughout the rodeo world for his youthful ability as a professional calf roper and designer of the "Mo" Betta Western shirt worn by both rodeo cowboys and country stars.
This file photo is the Ten Commandments monument at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City. The privately funded monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol does not violate the state constitution and can stay there, an Oklahoma County judge said Friday in a ruling that attorneys who filed the lawsuit in question vowed to appeal to the state Supreme Court.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The privately funded Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol does not violate the state constitution and can stay there, an Oklahoma County judge said Friday in a ruling that attorneys who filed the lawsuit vowed to appeal to the state Supreme Court.
The Rev. Robb Havens, campus pastor at the Church at Fort Sill, poses in front of the worship band instruments. The church, in the ASYMCA’s new building at 900 Cache Road, is one of the outreach campuses from First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls,Texas. Its focus is on “intentionally ministering to the military community,” Havens said.
There is a new 3-D church in town  the recently opened Church at Fort Sill  which is an outreach campus from First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls, Texas.
Cameron University ROTC Cadet Chris Lacock of Mustang inches his way forward on the quicksand obstacle Friday as he and other cadets work on team building skills at Fort Sill’s Team Development Course.
World War II veteran Oddie Rollins talks with members of the MacArthur High School Junior ROTC detachment during a POW-MIA Day observance Friday at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center. The students are, from left, Reagan Pyles, Austin Gonzalez, Zack Brunn, Brigida Sanchez and Traci Moseley.
Lawton Fire Chief DeWayne Burk fastens lapel pins to new Assistant Fire Chief Pete Martin during the department’s pinning ceremony Friday afternoon. Martin and Assistant Fire Chief Eric Troutman, at right, were both selected for promotion after two retirements this past year.
Horses are part of the Tate family’s everyday life. Here, Maury Tate and his 13-year-old daughter, Hadley, check over one of the girl’s barrel racing horses before heading out to a competition.
This file photo is the Ten Commandments monument at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City. The privately funded monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol does not violate the state constitution and can stay there, an Oklahoma County judge said Friday in a ruling that attorneys who filed the lawsuit in question vowed to appeal to the state Supreme Court.
The Rev. Robb Havens, campus pastor at the Church at Fort Sill, poses in front of the worship band instruments. The church, in the ASYMCA’s new building at 900 Cache Road, is one of the outreach campuses from First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls,Texas. Its focus is on “intentionally ministering to the military community,” Havens said.

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