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  1. N.Y. Army National Guard Honor Guard teams to complete 9,600 funerals in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The United States Army

    ... Honor Guard began referring some requests for military funerals to the Active Army Casualty Assistance Centers at Fort Drum, New York, and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, in New Jersey, Epp said. These centers then assigned these missions to Army ...

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  2. Francis P. KehoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... as a nominee to the New York State Senate of Veterans Hall of Fame where he was honored by Senator Nancy Richie at Fort Drum Military Base, NY in May of 2012. His most recent honor came from the Fulton VFW Post # 569 with the dedication of the ...

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  3. Watertown VA clinic moving some operations to Eastern Boulevard,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... rvices would continue without interruption during the interim period. Department of Defense statistics released by Fort Drum earlier this year show there are 2,615 retirees from all branches of the military living within the 136XX ZIP codes.

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  4. New military housing allowance rates show small increases nationwide, including Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... meaning the allowance is only meant to cover 99 percent of costs. Carl A. McLaughlin, executive director of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization, said developers have had little trouble finding new residents for their housing projects, and ...

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  5. Former Fort Drum commander Gen. Mark Milley to determine fate of Sgt. Bowe BergdahlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    With the investigation and legal review into the disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl complete, former Fort Drum commander Gen.

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  6. Watertown VA clinic moving some operations to Eastern Boulevard, switching providersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... would continue without interruption during the interim period. Department of Defense statistics released by Fort Drum earlier this year show there are 2,615 retirees from all branches of the military living within the 136XX ZIP codes. Thousands of ...

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  7. NY attorney general, 18 others call for further protections for military consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... despite rules prohibiting such access. That tactic was popular for SmartBuy and Rome Finance, which targeted Fort Drum soldiers with unwieldy loans linked to their paychecks and access to their accounts. Even with the revised rules, Mr. Schneiderman ...

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  8. N.Y. attorney general, 18 other call for further protections for military consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... despite rules prohibiting such access. That tactic was popular for SmartBuy and Rome Finance, which targeted Fort Drum soldiers with unwieldy loans linked to their paychecks and access to their accounts. Even with the revised rules, Mr. Schneiderman ...

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  9. A decade of sacrifice: 10th Mountain Division completes mission in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Fort Drum's leaders and soldiers, the north country and New York state last week wistfully celebrated the end of the 10th Mountain Division's 13 years of war in Afghanistan with an impressive ceremony at the post. Calling the division's decadelong deployment in Afghanistan a “generational journey,” Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh reminded the audience of the sacrifices of the past and the challenges of tomorrow.

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  10. Genealogy program devised by Sons of American Revolution proves therapeutic for wounded warriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Now, Mr. Honeywell hopes the program, Operation Ancestor Search, can be expanded for more injured veterans at Fort Drum, which began a program a few months ago. “Family research is a wonderful hobby for anyone,” Mr. Honeywell said in a ...

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  11. Supporters petition White House to pardon Damascus man who fled Army to fight for FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... up in Damascus and graduated near the top of his class from West Point in 2008. In 2009, he deserted his post at Fort Drum in upstate New York, made his way to Europe and enlisted in the French Foreign Legion -- a branch of the French army that ...

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  12. Rising heating costs make coal stoves an attractive option at Black Diamond HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... designed to burn anthracite coal. The business, which sells the coal in bulk quantities, is a short drive north of Fort Drum's main gate. Mr. Martusewicz said a variety of factors inspired him to launch the business at the warehouse, which he ...

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  13. Family grateful for return of long-missing soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Clackamas Review

    ... he disappeared on March 30, 2009. Lawrence Franks, now 28, is a 2008 graduate of West Point and was stationed at Fort Drum in New York. On that day in March, he didn't report for duty. 'No one at work missed him, no one called him or looked for him. ...

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  14. Fort Drum soldier arrested for desertionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    ... that 28-year-old 2nd Lt. Lawrence J. Franks Jr. was also dismissed from the Army during sentencing Monday at Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Division. Franks, a 2008 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, deserted his post in northern New York ...

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  15. Top of the class: Stefanik scores big committee assignment before taking officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... seat on the Armed Services Committee was fierce. This will give her substantial leverage as she advocates keeping Fort Drum the vibrant military post that it is. “I think that as we discuss replacements of the sequester, and making sure we ...

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  16. Six charged in prostitution bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    State police arrested six people on charges related to prostitution Monday at the Microtel on Route 32 following an undercover investigation. Felix Maha, 28, of 25347 Virginia Smith Drive; Robby R. Case, 31, of 43273 Route 37, Redwood; Earnest S. Washington Jr., 33, of 26052 Little Court, Evans Mills; Duane I. Gollop, 19, from 4th Armored Division Drive, Fort Drum; and Lawson J. Dodson, 20, of 10212 4th Armored Division Drive, Fort Drum, were all charged with third-degree patronizing a prostitute.

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  17. How the mysterious lure of the French Foreign Legion keeps drawing AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... conduct unbecoming an officer and desertion with intention to shirk duty. By fleeing his unit March 30, 2009, at Fort Drum, N.Y., Franks avoided deployment and prompted a manhunt because of concerns that he might have been lost or injured in the ...

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  18. US Army officer sentenced for desertion in 2009Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | News-Register

    ... in prison. Second Lt. Lawrence J. Franks Jr., 28, was also dismissed from the Army during sentencing Monday at Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Division, The New York Times reported . He was found guilty of conduct unbecoming of an officer and ...

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  19. Report: Fort Drum soldier who deserted, served in French Foreign...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    An American soldier who deserted his unit on post and joined the French Foreign Legion was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday, according to a report in the New York Times . The soldier, 2nd Lt.

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  20. Damascus native who deserted Army to fight for France sentenced to 4 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... up in Damascus and graduated near the top of his class from West Point in 2008. In 2009, he deserted his post at Fort Drum in upstate New York, hopped a plane to France and enlisted in the French Foreign Legion under an assumed name. The reason, he ...

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