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  1. Terrence and Maria Roche reflect on life in the north countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... the Army officially told Mr. Roche his orders, it was the late Mr. Johnson who informed him that he would command Fort Drum. That welcoming introduction, he said, was a catalyst for learning about what the north country was and who north country ...

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  2. Errant bird leads to precautionary F-16 aircraft landing at Fort Drum, brief road closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    An errant bird led to a precautionary landing for an F-16 aircraft from the Vermont National Guard, briefly closing Route 26 between Route 3 and Route 11 Friday afternoon. The aircraft, taking off from the post's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield, struck a bird, according to Capt.

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  3. Syracuse football WR Quinta Funderburk, LB Parris Bennett are notable absences from travel rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    ... open portions of practice during preseason camp. Williams also shined in the secondary during SU's scrimmage at Fort Drum . Foster is the third-string center behind John Miller and Jason Emerich, and it's possible that the SU coaching staff would ...

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  4. Vt. Air Guard F-16 hits bird at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The jet was taking part in a training exercise Friday. After the bird strike the F-16 circled back to the runway and landed safely.

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  5. Skyhawk plane scheduled to land in Brasher on Saturday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    As soldiers from Fort Drum fish in the nearby St. Regis and Deer rivers as part of the third annual “Hometown Heroes” muskie challenge, a piece of military history is scheduled to arrive Saturday afternoon in Brasher Falls. James Kelly, one of the organizers of “Bringing the A-4 Home,” told Brasher Town Board members this week that the A-4 Skyhawk plane on loan from the U.S. government is scheduled to leave Maryland Friday afternoon and arrived in Brasher Falls Saturday afternoon.” The plane, which was stored at Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla., was disassembled by Worldwide Recovery in Nebraska for transport to Brasher Falls, where it will be reassembled.

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  6. North country to mark 9/11 anniversary ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center buildings in New York City, at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania. The Fort Drum/Watertown chapter of the military support organization Team Red, White and Blue will hold a run starting at 5:30 p.m. at the ...

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  7. Fort Druma s Gray Eagle drone company begins flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... to integrate drones into civilian airspace. On Thursday, post Garrison Commander Col. Gary A. Rosenberg told the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization that the U.S. Northern Command is also doing its own separate tests of drones at the post. ...

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  8. Fort Drum military police platoon returns from Afghanistan deployment (VIDEO)]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Holding his infant son Linus for the first time, Spc. Charles Bandy said he had few words to describe the joy he felt Monday morning.

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  9. James E. FaunceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... National Guard at Camp Drum. He was promoted in 1978 to general foreman of the former training equipment site at Fort Drum until his retirement in September 1994. He was a 39 year member of the New York Army National Guard, serving with the 127th ...

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  10. Fort Drum military police platoon returns from Afghanistan deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Holding his infant son Linus for the first time, Spc. Charles Bandy said he had few words to describe the joy he felt Monday morning.

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  11. 1-71 Cavalry trains with Dragoons in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The United States Army

    ... the element of surprise on the role-playing enemy force at their objective. PETAWAWA, Canada (Sept. 8, 2014) -- Fort Drum cavalry scouts encountered a unique training experience when they had an opportunity to work alongside members of the Canadian ...

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  12. Modern perks improve life in barracks for Fort Drum soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... on post, the Army has built 27 new barracks and has renovated 26 of 29 older barracks, said Jeremy L. Wildhaber, Fort Drum housing manager. About $372 million has been spent to build new housing facilities, and about $52 million has gone to ...

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  13. In 1984, Armya s decision to place 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum drew excitementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    It was a day of celebration in the north country on Sept. 11, 1984, 30 years ago this week, as the region learned the Army would activate the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum.

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  14. Waiting game a part of life for military spouses at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    For Priscilla R. Hall, the agony of waiting started one morning in August of last year in the middle of a telephone conversation with her husband, Nathan M., a 33-year-old Fort Drum staff sergeant who was serving a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan. “The phone went dead,” Mrs. Hall, 33, said of the Army's land-line device, which is connected to the Internet.

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  15. Supporters of Fort Drum remain optimistic about posta s futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    When Fort Drum's future is discussed, the phrase “crystal ball” often comes up, as in, no one has one. While veteran watchers of the post don't envision a doomsday scenario in which it is closed entirely, they do foresee more reductions in forces ahead due to federal spending cuts commonly known as sequestration.

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  16. Fort Drum powers three decades of economic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    As the largest employer in Northern New York, Fort Drum has accounted for an economic impact of $19.72 billion on the region over the past quarter-century. The impact of the installation has more than quadrupled since the post began collecting data in 1988, when the figure was about $272 million.

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  17. 'It takes courage to have courage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Washington County News

    ... the ranks to Staff Sergeant, serving more than eight years, including assignments to Korea, Fort Polk, Louisiana, Fort Drum, New York, Fort Hood, Texas, and one deployment to Bosnia. In May 2000, he attended the Warrant Officer Candidate School ...

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  18. FDRLO outlines response to Army study of cuts at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization stressed to the Army that the community's investment has been too great and the impact would be too disproportionately severe for the service to consider wide-scale personnel cuts at Fort Drum. The group also acknowledged the tough competition it faces from supporters of other installations nationwide seeking to protect their local interests.

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  19. Woolf news conference derailed by questions on Affordable Care Act, SAFE Act and Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... degrade unit cohesion, Mr. Woolf said, “I am a strong supporter of the military, a strong supporter of Fort Drum, and a strong supporter of our incredible men and women that serve, but I think that having both men and women feel safe and ...

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  20. Yale photography project organizes archived government photos of Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... were folded to make room for a massive expansion of training space at Pine Camp, later known as Camp Drum and now Fort Drum. An 84,000-acre land buy essentially closed LeRaysville, Sterlingville, Woods Mills, Lewisburg and North Wilna, and led to ...

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