Fort Sill held a tree-planting ceremony at the Old Post Quadrangle April 28.
Trees were planted to replace the many trees which were damaged by the January ice storm.
Bill Voelker of the Comanche Nation performs a traditional Native American blessing ceremony of newly planted trees using cedar smoke and eagle feathers. Fort Sill held a tree planting ceremony as part of the post's four-part plan to recouperate from the massive ice storm of January. Cedar smoke is considered a medicine of protection and is used to bless, cleanse and purify an object.