DIRECTORATE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Fort Sill Casualty Assistance Center


Mission:

To provide an increased level of support and technical expertise to the family members of the fallen.


Hours of Operation:

0730-1630 (Central Time) Monday through Friday
1000-1200 (Central Time) Sat/Sun/Holidays


Mailing Address:

Fort Sill Casualty Assistance Center (CAC)
4700 NW Mow-Way Rd
Suite 140 / RM 143N
Fort Sill, OK 73503-9019

Casualty Email:

usarmy.sill.imcom-central.mbx.ft-sill-casualty@mail.mil

Mortuary Affairs Email:
usarmy.sill.imcom-central.mbx.ft-sill-mortuary-affairs@mail.mil

Areas of Responsibility:

The entire state of Arkansas and Oklahoma.





Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operation Division (CMAOD)

Funeral Honors:
580-442-8592
580-442-6405
580-442-0290
DSN Prefix: 639

Casualty Assistance Officers:
580-442-4547
580-442-4389

CAC Chief:
580-442-4055

Trainer:
580-442-0291

Line of Duty:
Informal - 580-442-0290
Formal - 580-442-4014

Mortuary Affairs:
580-442-6706
580-442-4014

Benefit Coordinator:
580-442-4627

After Hours (On-Call 24/7 - Emergencies Only):
Cell: 580-512-6178

General FAX Number:
580-442-6914

Veterans Crisis Line:
1-800-273-8255

Lawton VA Center:
580-351-6511

Red Cross:
877-272-7337

Fort Sill Red Cross:
580-558-2132

Post Cemetery:
580-442-2731

Fort Sill National Cemetery (Elgin, OK):
580-492-3200

Air Force Military Honors: 1-800-531-5803
Tinker AF Base: 405-734-4226
Vance AF Base: 580-213-6468
Sheppard AF Base: 940-676-4984
Altus AF Base: 580-481-1526
Arkansas Air Force: 501-987-6317

Marine Honors:
1-866-826-3628

Navy Honors:
904-542-1536

Coast Guard Honors:
703-872-6647

Links/Additional Information

Report the Death of a Retiree
How to receive DD Form 214
Military Retiree Preparation Checklist
Fort Sill Form 733 (PDF Format)
Fort Sill Form 733 (Word Format)
CNO/CAO FY19 Training Schedule
Memorial Ceremony Instruction
Gold Star Family Member Installation Access Request
Benefit Agencies and Mailing Address
Military Funeral Honors Directory 2019
Important CAC Numbers
CNO/CAO Online Training Instructions
CAO/CNO Simmersion

Request for Funeral Honors
The funeral director will call in the request and forward the documentation (FS Form 733) by facsimile to the Casualty Assistance Office. All funeral requests should be received 48 hours in advance of the funeral service.

Mortuary Affairs
The Mortuary Affairs Coordinator ensures the proper care and disposition of a Soldier's remains and personal effects. Additionally, prepares orders for eligible survivors to travel at government expense to their Soldier's funeral and/or unit memorial.

Memorial Affairs
Coordinates military funeral honors for eligible deceased veterans, retirees and active duty Soldiers in the Fort Sill area of responsibility. FS Form 733 and DD Form 214 is faxed to 580-442-6914.

Trainers
Casualty Notification/Assistance Officers must attend a three-day certification course prior to performing these services. The CAC's training instructor offers this course twice every month.

Benefits and Entitlements
Surviving spouses of active and retired duty Soldiers may receive casualty assistance. Benefits Coordinator processes benefit claims, coordinates services from support organizations, and answers questions related to entitlements.

Dependent Deaths
All military dependents are reportable deaths; when a dependent becomes deceased, report the death to the CAC immediately.

Death of Retired Soldier
The death of a Retired Soldier must be reported through official channels. Normally, this information is obtained from the funeral director when Honors are requested.