Welcome Artillery OCS Alumni

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2017 Artillery OCS Alumni Group Photo - Click on photo for larger view

Alumni Newsletter and Reunion Invitation

The Annual Artillery OCS Alumni Chapter Newsletter and 2018 Reunion Invitation is on-line.
Click here for the Newsletter and Reunion Invitation.

A hard copy is in the mail to everybody on our mailing list. Please take some time to read about what we have been doing and our ideas on how to keep the legacy and history of the Officer Candidate School at Fort Sill alive and more readily available to the public.

2018 Artillery OCS Alumni Reunion

The Reunion will be held May 9-12, 2018 at Lawton/Fort Sill, Oklahoma. The Reunion sign-in will begin on Wednesday morning May 9th at the Hilton Garden Inn. There will be plenty of room set aside to reunite with classmates and friends and light refreshments will be available throughout the day. Some optional activities will be available on Fort Sill. We will finish the day with a buffet meal and icebreaker. Thursday and Friday Fort Sill will be hosting various events and activities. Noon and evening meals will be provided on both these days. We wrap up the reunion Friday night with the Artillery OCS Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.
Click here to visit the Reunion page for more information and forms.

Visiting Fort Sill

If you do not have a current Fort Sill Visitor Access Pass or DoD ID Card you must register at the Visitor Control Center, building T6701. The Visitor Control Center is located on the southeast side of Bentley Gate on Sheridan Road.
Click here for Fort Sill access policy information.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Check out the Photo Gallery!

The photo album continues to grow. We have 5,636 photos contained in 137 albums! Included in these are 12 albums containing 230 class pictures from 1951 thru 1973. Check out the Photo Gallery for album links. Be sure and check out photos from 2017 reunion. We encourage everyone to share photos with us. Contact us at: admin@artilleryocsalumni.com.

New addition to website

We have been busy scanning class pictures for the Class Pictures Gallery. If you don't see your class picture, contact us to see if we have it. We are missing most of the 1940s classes and a few in each of the other decades. A number of the pictures on display are not in good condition. If you have a picture that we are missing or a better copy of an existing one you could share with us, it would be greatly appreciated. Please contact us to determine the best way to get a copy to us.

Visiting Durham Hall

The Artillery OCS Hall of Fame is maintained by volunteers and is open by appointment. If you plan to visit Fort Sill, please call us at 580-355-JARK (5275) or email us at admin@artilleryocsalumni.com, so we can make sure to be available.

Get the memories stirring:


Check out "The OCS Experience (Memories of Robinson Barracks and Artillery Officer Candidate School Fort Sill, Oklahoma 1941-1973)" available in PDF format. For information about obtaining a professionally printed 8.5 x 11 laminated soft cover book, visit the OCS History page. We are compiling additional information for a future edition of "The OCS Experience" and encourage everyone to share stories and photos of their artillery OCS experiences.

Also available are the "Artillery Officer Candidate School 1941-1973" and the "Significance of the Fort Sill Artillery OCS Hall of Fame and Durham Hall (Building 3025) and OCS Reunions."

Searching for Classmates:

We often receive requests from graduates who are trying to track down classmates. We have compiled a list of tips from fellow graduates who have been successfully locating their classmates. Click here for search tips.

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