Fort Sill in Comanche County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Col Jack L. Treadwell
In addition to his awards for valor, Jack Treadwell was wounded four times in combat, earning him the Purple Heart with three oak leaf clusters. Jack Treadwell displayed Personal Courage by becoming a senior parachutist and leading numerous airborne operations.
Col Jack Treadwell faced fear, adversity,
Treadwell Tower is therefore most appropriately named in his honor and it is where you, soldier, will learn to face fear, adversity and challenges. At this site, you will display the trait of Personal Courage that Col Treadwell so exemplified and that the Army wants you to live up to as one of its seven core values.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 34° 39.003′ N, 98° 22.551′ W. Marker is in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, in Comanche County. Marker can be reached from South Boundary Road one mile south of Sheridan Road. Touch for map. Located at Treadwell Tower on Fort Sill. Marker is located on an active U.S. military installation. Appropriate identification is required for access. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Sill OK 73503, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Satank Killed (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Sill (approx. one mile away); Under the Southern Cross Americal (23rd) Infantry Division (approx. 1.2 miles away); Proud American 280mm Heavy Motorized Gun M65 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Comanche Reformed Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Post Headquarters (approx. 1½ miles away); Post Guardhouse (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Sill.
Also see . . . Col. Jack L. Treadwell at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 12, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 12, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.