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  1. Minnie L. MaynardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Gazette

    Minnie was born April 21, 1920, in Alexandria Bay, New York, the daughter of George and Ginny Strough. Minnie met the love of her life, Fred R. Maynard, while he was in the Army stationed at Fort Drum.

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  2. Syracuse's samoon bakers: Iraqi grocery sells 3,000 loaves each weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    ... he worked with the 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Cavalry Division and the 10th Mountain Division, which is based at Fort Drum. In this new life, they all are part-time bakers. They use a mixer to put together a massive dough, then drag it out onto a ...

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  3. Stefanik talks bills for military spouses, PTSD treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

    Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is shepherding a package of bills in the House that would help military spouses when they transfer from base to base. The Republican says she's heard many stories at Fort Drum of soldiers' husbands and wives struggling to square big moves with their own careers.

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  4. Police continue Thompson Park investigation despite art claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... to cause harm or panic.” The city-owned park was evacuated and closed for the remainder of the night while Fort Drum's 754th Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit responded to the scene and investigated it. The bomb experts determined it did not ...

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  5. Fort Drum woman, children avoid injury after crash at Ontario County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    A Fort Drum woman and her two young children were hospitalized but avoided serious injury Monday afternoon after being involved in a crash at a traffic light that had lost power in Ontario County. Ontario County sheriff's deputies said Alexia Ramirez, 23, of Livingston Way, Fort Drum was traveling east in a minivan in the town of Phelps when she was struck by a sedan driven by Alexander Hunter, 17, of Penn Yan.

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  6. Resident says hea ll run for U.S. House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... policies, and I would vote against any sort of legislation. We need to focus on a strong defense force at Fort Drum and maintain law and order at the border. I want to focus on building a 21st century infrastructure system; promote my new free ...

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  7. Fellow cops finish slain New York state trooper's treehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a treehouse that a New York state trooper was building for his daughter when he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month. A state police spokesman tells The Post-Standard of Syracuse that 35 active and retired troopers, sheriff's deputies and police officers spent a day last week finishing the project Joel Davis had started for his daughter, now 13. Authorities say the 36-year-old trooper was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier after responding to reports of gunfire at the soldier's home near Fort Drum in northern New York.

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  8. River RATS holds presentation about Horse Creek Wind Farm projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... environment and culture of the Thousand Islands and claims the project would threaten aviation operations at Fort Drum, kill thousands of birds and bats, reduce tourism, hurt property values and adversely impact the health of people who live near ...

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  9. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a treehouse a New York state trooper was building for his daughter when he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month. A state police spokesman tells The Post-Standard of Syracuse that 35 active and retired troopers, sheriff's deputies and police officers spent a day last week finishing the project Joel Davis had started for his daughter, now 13. Authorities say the 36-year-old trooper was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier after responding to reports of gunfire at the soldier's home near Fort Drum in northern New York.

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  10. Comrades finish tree house slain NY state trooper startedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | New Jersey Herald

    Nearly three dozen law enforcement officers have completed a tree house a New York state trooper was building for his daughter when he was killed in the line of duty earlier this month. A state police spokesman tells The Post-Standard of Syracuse that 35 active and retired troopers, sheriff's deputies and police officers spent a day last week finishing the project Joel Davis had started for his daughter, now 13. Authorities say the 36-year-old trooper was fatally shot July 9 by an Army soldier after responding to reports of gunfire at the soldier's home near Fort Drum in northern New York.

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  11. Officers finish slain troopera s hope; build a tree fort for his daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... the state police, he worked for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department for nearly 10 years. Justin Walters, a Fort Drum soldier, is accused of shooting his wife, Nichole Walters, and Trooper Davis. Walters, charged with first- and second-degree ...

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  12. Suspicious device closes Thompson ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Watertown Daily Times

    An unidentified park-goer discovered the contraption - the 2-foot-tall wooden box contained wires connected to electrical components - at about 5:45 p.m. inside the historic pavilion across from the zoo. Personnel from Fort Drum's 754th Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit responded to the scene and investigated it, but determined the public was never in danger, Detective Sgt.

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  13. 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers train U.S. Military Academy cadets at West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | The United States Army

    Staff Sgt. Moses Mateo, assigned as a fire support specialist to 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, observes as a U.S. Military Academy cadet at West Point fires her weapon on a known-distance target during summer training July 5. Soldiers and leaders from 1st Brigade Combat Team at Fort Drum travel to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to train and mentor cadets to become the future leaders of the U.S. Army.

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  14. Work begins on Candlewood Suites hotel at Fort DrumRead the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... pressed lumber that purportedly offers sustainability and conservation benefits. “The Candlewood Suites on Fort Drum was designed to meet the specific needs of today's service members, their families, and all government travelers,” ...

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  15. Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey visits Fort Drum, trains with soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... with soldiers, a tour of the post's training facilities and physical training with soldiers. His last visit to Fort Drum was in February 2016, in which he talked to soldiers about how they could play a role in improving the service's image. ...

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  16. Attorney of Zeeland Soldier Places Blame on MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WHTC

    ... tragedy could've been avoided." The 32-year-old soldier, who graduated from Zeeland High School, was stationed at Fort Drum in New York after serving two combat tours in Afghanistan. Walters' mother told Wood TV 8 that he had been diagnosed with ...

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  17. Fort Drum soldier's attorney: Military doesn't spend enough on 'post-deployment suffering'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Stars and Stripes

    The new court-appointed defense attorney for alleged Theresa shooter and Fort Drum soldier Justin Walters said the military could do more to support its personnel after overseas deployments. "The U.S. Army doesn't spend all that much money on soldiers' post-deployment suffering from psychological problems from being engaged with enemy combatants," said Edward F. Narrow, of Dumas & Narrow P.C. "There are a lot of veterans discharged from the Army who suffer from mental illnesses who are probably not the primary concern of the military.

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  18. "Mountain Patriots" deployed to Iraq this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... of the communities," Sullivan said. The 10th Mountain Division's 1st and 2nd brigade combat teams are stationed at Fort Drum near Watertown. N.Y. The 3rd brigade combat team is stationed at Fort Polk. Sullivan stressed the importance of Family ...

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  19. Accused killer of wife, NYS trooper didn't get enough help after war, attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Post-Standard

    ... first attorney and other local lawyers had conflicts of interest. Walters, a Michigan native, was stationed at Fort Drum after he joined the U.S. Army in March 2007. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 and 2011. When he came home after the war, ...

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  20. Attorney for alleged Theresa murderer: Military doesna t spend enough...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    The new court-appointed defense attorney for alleged Theresa shooter and Fort Drum soldier Justin Walters said the military could do more to support its personnel after overseas deployments. “The U.S. Army doesn't spend all that much money on soldiers' post-deployment suffering from psychological problems from being engaged with enemy combatants,” said Edward F. Narrow, of Dumas & Narrow P.C. “There are a lot of veterans discharged from the Army who suffer from mental illnesses who are probably not the primary concern of the military.

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