Dating an army
Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge was afraid that Albus Dumbledore could use practical lessons to train an army of wizards and witches to oppose him and to try to take over the Ministry, since he refused to believe that Lord Voldemort had returned.They claimed that Cedric Diggory's death was a "tragic accident", and refused to admit that Voldemort had murdered him.
Fort Sill is outside of Lawson in Comanche County – northeast of Oklahoma City.
It encompasses 146 square miles with a population of approximately 53,000.
Hermione arranged a meeting in the Hog's Head during the first Hogsmeade visit of the school year for anyone who wanted to learn, although Harry was sceptical that anyone would turn up.
Since the Daily Prophet smear campaign against him, many of the students considered him to either be a liar or insane.
The group agreed that secrecy would be vital — if Umbridge found out about them, they would surely be shut down and punished.
However, each student signed, some rather reluctantly, a special piece of parchment to show their commitment.
Mc Alester Army Ammunition Plant Army Base (MCAAP) is outside Mc Alester in Pittsburg County. able to load small and large quantities of plastic bonded explosives (PBX). Mc Alester’s other uses include having a reserve area, R&D of environmental protection and renovation, as well as training and logistical support and demilitarization and disposal capabilities.
It encompasses 70.25 square miles in a rural area 102 miles south of Tulsa. Originally commissioned in May of 191 as a Naval Ammunition Depot, in 1977 control was transferred to the Army as part of the “Single Manager of Conventional Ammunition”.
It was restarted by Neville Longbottom, Ginny Weasley, and Luna Lovegood during the 1997-1998 school year after Hogwarts fell under the control of Lord Voldemort in order to oppose Death Eater professors Alecto and Amycus Carrow, who spread propaganda against Muggles and Muggle-borns and taught the Dark Arts.
Dumbledore's Army played a vital role during the Second Wizarding War, and members of the organisation fought in the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, the Battle of the Astronomy Tower, and the Battle of Hogwarts.
Although not revealed at that time, Aberforth Dumbledore also relayed information about the D. Despite the ban, Harry assured all the members that the meetings would go ahead once an ideal location was found. Soon, Harry was informed the Room of Requirement by the house-elf Dobby, who occasionally used it to store the drunken house-elf Winky. During the first session, Cho Chang created the name Defence Association, but Ginny Weasley suggested to make the letters DA stand for a different name of their group, Dumbledore's Army, to frighten the Ministry officials, since they were frightened that Dumbledore was creating an army to take over the Ministry;.