Altus AFB

Air Force Base | Altus AFB, OK 73523

Located approximately four miles from Altus, Oklahoma, this installation is an up and coming and at the forefront of aviation training. Used as a scrapyard for an abundance of World War II-era aircraft from 1945 to 1953, the base sat idle for a few years before it was reactivated...

Fort Sill

Army Base | Fort Sill, OK 73503

Fort Sill is located in southwest Oklahoma, near the city of Lawton. The Field Artillery Training Command is headquartered at Fort Sill. This installation provides the training for all Marine and Army field artillery units. The post is named in honor of Brigadier General Joshua W. Sill, a friend...

Tinker AFB

Air Force Base | Tinker AFB, OK 73145

Tinker Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in the heart of Oklahoma. The base is named after Major General Clarence L. Tinker, a casualty of World War II and the first Major General of Native American descent. Tinker AFB is home to the Oklahoma...

Vance AFB

Air Force Base | Enid, OK 73705

Located just a little over 100 kilometers north of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Vance AFB. It is home to the 71st Flying Training Wing, the military unit that runs specialized pilot training for United States military personnel and even international officers. Flight training is also given to members of the...

Military Installations in OK

There was a time when to think of the state of Oklahoma would conjure images of wild herds of cattle, the Dust Bowl, and probably many other images of yesteryear.

For anyone fortunate enough to be in the state for any length of time via PCS or TDY, it’s never a matter of what do do, but what to do first.

In fact, after experiencing some of the fun things to see and do in Oklahoma you will probably look forward to your next assignment in the state to finish the list of things you wanted to do in the first place.

Not a Fly Over State

Although the state has long held the public image as a crossroads for cattle drives and the home of such notables as cowboy/native American humorist Will Rogers, today the state is more of a destination versus just place to pass through.

Wherever in the state you go and whatever you call fun, you will find numerous things to see and do. Approach the map with your duty station as the center or work your way from one part of the state to the other, you won’t want to miss a thing.

Things to Do

Things to see and do in the state of Oklahoma range from the natural to the cultural, historical to just plain fun. In fact, there is such a diverse list of attractions many visitors don’t separate them into such categories. After all, why miss anything?

Climate and Environment

The weather across the state is a consistent humid subtropical, which allows events out of doors practically every day of the year. Natives take full advantage of this to enjoy events that reflect the diverse nature of historical and cultural significance. Whether these involve artistic, floral, fauna, or anything else you choose, you won’t want to miss a thing.