1645 Northwest Randolph Road, Fort Sill, OK (580) 442-8111

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The base is located near Lawton, Oklahoma, about 85 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. The base serves United States Army. The base serves as home of the U.S. Army Field Artillery and the Field Artillery School. The base is about 94000 acres big. There are about 20000 permanent military & civilian personnel. The primary mission of the base is to provide field artillery support. The base was built in 1869. It is the only active Army installation on the south plains built during Indian Wars. The base is named after Brigadier General Joshua W. Sill, who was killed during the American Civil War.

The housing is available at the base based on rank. 11. What are some attractions near the base? Fort Still Museum, Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area, Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge are some attractions near the base 12. Are there any specific educational institutions established at the base? The students located at the base attends Lawton Public Schools. The base trains about 20000 soldiers annually in the Field Artillery School. All the latest artillery can be found at the base. The demographics of the base is not available.

The base is always in news with the accomplishments in ongoing wars of IRAQ & Afghanistan. 17. Has the base been of any special importance lately? The base is a major participant in Afghanistan & IRAQ wars and the soldiers trained here are on ground 18. What recent mission has the base participated in? The base is a major participant in Afghanistan & IRAQ wars. The mission has always been a training ground for artillery units. Major General David C. Ralston is the Commanding General, U.S. Army Field Artillery Center and Fort Sill, Commandant, U.S. Army Field Artillery School.