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    Sources: Fort Sill Commander Suspended from Duty for Allegedly Breaking Hunting Rules on Base

    Sources: Fort Sill Commander Suspended from Duty for Allegedly Breaking Hunting Rules on Base

    The commanding general of Sill, Oklahoma, was temporarily suspended from duty Friday as part of an investigation into allegations of repeated violations of hunting rules on , according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation.

    Maj. Gen. Kenneth Kamper, an artillery officer, was suspended in the midst of an inspector general investigation into his conduct.

    Fort Sill is currently hosting Ukrainian troops, who started training on the Patriot missile system last month, the first major training for the on American soil. Sources indicated that the conduct being investigated by the inspector general was not related to the training.

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    The investigation is tied to hunting on Fort Sill property, with some complaints revolving around Kamper allegedly not going through the proper approval process and skirting local rules, according to two officials with direct knowledge of the situation.

    Brig. Gen. Shane Morgan, who was promoted last week and served as commandant of the field artillery school at the installation, will serve as interim commander.

    Fort Sill is home to some 20,000 troops and is central to the Army's artillery and other long-range weapons training. This includes the Patriot missile system, the weapons platform on which roughly 100 Ukrainian troops are training.

    “Neither the investigation nor the change in…

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