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Dignitaries attend chapel dedication at Camp Gruber

BY DAVID HARPER - Tulsa World Published: June 3, 2012
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BRAGGS — A prayer was answered Saturday at Camp Gruber.

The dedication of the interfaith Thunderbird Chapel filled a long-standing need at the military training facility in the Cookson Hills.

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Camp Gruber,

Fort Sill

to get funds

In better budget times, Oklahoma’s military installations routinely received annual appropriations for construction projects. For the next fiscal year, under a House bill passed last week, only two would get money. The military construction bill includes $25 million for the Army National Guard’s Operations Readiness Training Complex at Camp Gruber, and $4.9 million for an artillery range at Fort Sill. The same two projects are authorized in the Senate defense bill. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa, praised the inclusion of those projects but bemoaned the lack of funding for others. He said the Air Force’s “strategic pause” in military construction would stall investments in an air control tower at Tinker Air Force Base and a fire station at Altus Air Force Base.

Chris Casteel,

Washington Bureau

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