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  • Military remains mum about Kan. soldier's death

    09/14/2009 6:14:30 PM PDT · by kathsua · 3 replies · 721+ views
    The Hutchinson News ^ | 9/12/09 | Darcy Gray
    Army officials still are not releasing any information about the death of a decorated Kansas Army National Guard member nearly two months after his body was found at Fort Sill, Okla. On his 36th birthday, 1st Lt. Jeremy Clawson was found dead July 21 along a road near one of the firing ranges at his post in Fort Sill, Okla., according to The Associated Press. His death is being investigated by the post's Criminal Investigation Division. ----------advertisement----------- After being activated by the Guard in December 2008, 1st Lt. Clawson arrived at Fort Sill in January and was assigned to the...
  • Skull & Bones sued for Geronimo's remains

    02/17/2009 9:18:37 PM PST · by XR7 · 28 replies · 3,075+ views
    Yale Daily News ^ | 2/17/09 | Nora Caplan-Bricker
    The heirs of an Apache chieftain whose remains are rumored to be held inside Yale's oldest secret society filed a lawsuit today demanding the return of their ancestor's skull. Twenty descendants of the legendary Apache chieftain Geronimo are suing the federal government, the University and the society Skull & Bones in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to seek the return of his remains as well as punitive damages. One hundred years ago today, Geronimo died of pneumonia at Fort Sill, Okla., but the suit alleges members of the society exhumed his remains in 1918 or 1919 and...
  • Sill Responds To Cheating Charges (taking issue w/Col. David Hackworth)

    09/07/2004 9:16:43 PM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 14 replies · 563+ views
    Lawton (OK) Constitution ^ | September 3, 2004 | Mitch Meador
    Fort Sill officials are taking issue with a column that appeared on retired Col. David Hackworth's Web site on Monday. Appearing in the online magazine DefenseWatch under the header "Fort Cheat," the harshly worded column centers its cross hairs on the U.S. Army's Field Artillery School at Fort Sill. Among the assertions made by the author: *"Even though students are required to sign an honor sheet prior to starting the course, at least 11 fledgling lieutenants have been caught cheating or plagiarizing on exams during the past year alone. In nearly every instance, these miscreants have been permitted to graduate...