Virtual Fires Conference open to all

September 30, 2020

The Lawton Constitution:


That rogue DNA known as COVID-19 has transformed Army transformation itself by inducing the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill to hold the annual Fires Conference virtually this year.

That means radical changes to the format. In past years, young officers could scramble over the latest and greatest weapon systems on display in front of Snow Hall, but that’s not the case this time around. Gone, too, is the trade show, where multinational defense contractors could showcase their cutting-edge technologies.

But for every loss, there comes a gain. In what may be a first for this event, planners scored a coup by securing both members of the Department of the Army’s command team as speakers…


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