STAFF




Scott A. Neel, PhD - Director/Curator

ScottScott began working at the Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum in May of 2012. He came to us from the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage, Alaska where he worked as the Curator of Collections and Exhibits. Before working at the Heritage Center, he worked as the Museum Registrar at the Dorothy G. Page Museum in Wasilla, Alaska; the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum as a Museum Specialist, where he assisted in the reconstruction of the Enola Gay, moved the SR-71 and the Space Shuttle Enterprise and assisted in the movement of hundreds of objects to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center; and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History as a Museum Technician.

Scott holds a PhD and a Master of Arts in Archeology from the University of Nottingham in England and a Bachelor's in Anthropology with an emphasis in Archaeology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Robert Anderson, Jr. - Museum Technician (Archives)

Anderson began his tenure with the Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum in December 2017. He returned to the Army Museum Enterprise after a brief period of teaching high school social studies. Anderson's prior experience at an Army museum was at the Fort Huachuca Museum, Arizona. While there, he developed the museum education program, hosted events, wrote articles for The Fort Huachuca Scout (installation newspaper), and assisted in the daily operation of the museum.

Anderson is a veteran who served 10 years in the U.S. Air Force as a security forces member with tours in support of Operations Southern Watch, Allied Force, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.

Ken Reese - Museum Technician (Collections/Exhibits)

ScottKen joined the Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum staff in 2016. He is a retired US Army Field Artillery veteran who served in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He has been a volunteer as a buffalo soldier, Indian, and frontier era cowboy at the museum for many years. He is married with four children.

Noelle Scarfone - Museum Specialist (Collections)

Noelle joined the Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum in January 2019. Prior to joining the staff, she worked in the Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum's collection while employed by SAIC, as the lead for a team of contractors working under the Museum Directorate. She also previously served as a volunteer and intern for several years in the collections and archives departments.

Noelle holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Cameron University. She is married and has four children. She is excited to continue caring for the Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum's collection in her new role.

James O'Leary - Exhibit Specialist

James began working at the Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum in January 2019. He came to us after a Federal Internship at the Air Defense Artillery and First Cavalry Division Museums where he trained primarily as an Exhibits Technician. During his internship, he assisted with the planning, design, and construction of several exhibits, participated in the renovation of some macro artifacts, and was involved in the making of a concept model for the new Air Defense Artillery Learning Center as well as involvement in planning meetings with the architects and engineers in the early stages of the project. He actively participates in various living history events ranging from the 1870's through Vietnam.

James recently retired from the US Army after 20 years as a Senior NCO in Infantry and Armor units. Prior to serving in the Army, James served 8 years in the US Marine Corps as a Reconnaissance Marine. During his 28 year military career, he deployed 15 times including multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Vacant - Museum Aide