I don't have one

I don't have one



Published for the Fort Sill Oklahoma community


FEBRUARY 19, 2015

Legends’ legacy

Air assault
Page 6A

Burn to learn
Page 1B

Recess before
Page 1B

Photo by Marie Berberea

When asked what goes through his mind when he puts on the Medal of Honor, Hershel “Woody” Williams said,"It does not belong to me. I
have said I am just the caretaker of it because on Feb. 23, 1945 two Marines gave their lives protecting mine. So when I wear this medal I
don't wear it for what I did. I was only doing that which the Marine Corps trained me to do. I wear it in their honor because they gave their
life so I could have it." For story, more photos see Page 3A.

News briefs
Alcohol sales
Fort Sill facilities have shortened their hours for customers
to buy alcohol. Facilities that
sell packaged alcohol, such as
AAFES Express stations (shoppettes), and LETRA, will not
sell alcohol (beer, wine and
spirits) between 10 p.m. and 10
a.m. daily. This change helps
support the intent of local laws
and more closely aligns post
sales policy with local communities. In addition, the change
in hours reduces the availability of alcohol during times that
have been associated with historic spikes in alcohol-related
Implementing these simple
measures, should create conditions more reflective of the
Army’s professional ethic. In
the end, the change is about
improving Soldier performance and taking care of families.

Soldiers learn medevac process
Story, photos
By Jeff Crawley
Drill sergeants from B Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th
Field Artillery received their quarterly air medical
evacuation training, and boosted MEDEVAC training
for Basic Combat Training Soldiers who observed.
The 167 BCT Soldiers were in their second week of
training and had classroom work and practical exercises in a MEDEVAC the day before, so the observation supplemented their training.
“It’s a...

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