There are many historical sites to be seen if you are visiting Fort Sill Oklahoma. Today, the fort is the only active military post... more » located on the South Plains that was built during the Indian Wars. On the post you can visit historical markers denoting area where figures such as General Custer and General Sheridan once camped. There are also grave sites of many famous Native American's who lost their lives in battle. The most famous being Geronimo who has his own burial site north of the main post cemetery.
Today the post hosts schools for the modern field artillery units. The post is also one of the sites where future soldiers receive their initial basic training. Another special detachment is the Field Artillery Half Section, an eight-man group representative of the "flying artillery" which was drawn by a team of horses around the turn of the last century. The Half Section was established in 1969 to celebrate Fort Sill's Centennial. The Soldiers are volunteers for the show group, while the horses, their equipment and transportation are provided through charitable donations. The popular Half Section has appeared in regional parades, local festivities, tons of changes of command and a presidential inauguration parade. less «