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  1. About 400 soldiers from Fort Drum aviation brigade to deployRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    A Black Hawk helicopter pilot prepares the cockpit of her aircraft. Approximately 400 soldiers from Fort Drum's Aviation Brigade will deploy in April to Iraq and Kuwait.

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  2. Soldier prepares wounded comrades for life after the ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Ines Montalvo worked as a cadre at Fort Drum's Warrior Transition Unit for two years. In this role she helped sick and injured soldiers prepare for transition to civilian life.

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  3. Soldier prepares wounded soldiers for life after the ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Ines Montalvo worked as a cadre at Fort Drum's Warrior Transition Unit for two years. In this role she helped sick and injured soldiers prepare for transition to civilian life.

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  4. Fort Drum officials release soldiers on lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    The remaining soldiers on lockdown at Fort Drum were allowed to go home Thursday evening for the first time in almost a week. Post officials had barred over 500 soldiers from leaving their offices on Friday evening when an inventory revealed a piece of Army equipment was missing.

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  5. Fort Drum 'Polar Bears' on lockdown for sixth dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    More than a hundred Fort Drum soldiers have been barred from going home since Friday when a post official discovered a piece of Army equipment was missing. Soldiers have been kept on post for six days now.

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  6. Looking for a new home? Fort Drum invites civilians to live on baseRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes offers 1,100 square feet, 2-bedroom homes for rent at $1,000 a month. Photo: Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes There is a housing glut in the towns that surround Fort Drum.

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  7. Fort Drum boosted North Country economy by $1.6 billion last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    More than 15,000 soldiers and close to 4,000 civilians received a paycheck from Fort Drum in 2015. Photo: Julia Botero A report put out by Fort Drum quantifies how much of an impact the base has on the North Country's economy.

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  8. Last year, Fort Drum boosted North Country economy by $1.6 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    More than 15,000 soldiers and close to 4,000 civilians received a paycheck from Fort Drum in 2015. Photo: Julia Botero A report put out by Fort Drum quantifies how much of an impact the base has on the North Country's economy.

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  9. Senator Gillibrand says women should register for draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield on Monday as part of a tour of Fort Drum. Photo: Julia Botero Women are now allowed to enter all combat roles in the military.

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  10. 'She's my partner too': Mom and daughter grow closer because of deployment at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Taylor Estrella and her mom, Dania Bandas, are easy to mix up, especially when you hear their voices. They often joke that they have to actively try to say different things or else they end up sounding the same.

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  11. Homefront: Fort Drum listening session February 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    This is the first event of Homefront: Fort Drum, a national project to tell important stories in places the media often misses. Homefront: Fort Drum is all about creating a place to tell the vast military stories in the North Country.

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  12. Stefanik moves confidently in first year, but questions lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    We're already deep in the new political season with the first votes in the presidential contest coming soon in Iowa and New Hampshire. Before we pivot completely to the campaign ahead, we're taking a look back at the first year in office for North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik.

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  13. Local Lifts: under the lights at Dry Hill in WatertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Owen McGuire and twins, Chris and Nicholas Davis, of Watertown, NY, ready to enjoy a warm night skiing. Photo: David Sommerstein Jefferson and Lewis counties got belted with lake effect snow yesterday.

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  14. Fort Drum soldiers to get solar industry trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Military personnel receive training for jobs in the solar industry. Image: U.S. Dept.

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  15. Watertown's Samaritan Hospital plans for a new maternity ward, mental health clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Samaritan Hospital in Watertown will soon have a new maternity ward. Hospital officials plan a $10 million expansion that they say will address the changing needs of the community.

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  16. First female commandant of West Point's cadets takes commandRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Brigadier Gen. Diana M. Holland has assumed command as the commandant of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy, becoming the first woman to hold the position in West Point's 214-year history.

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  17. Fort Drum likely to receive $19 million for training academyRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    U.S. Senators Chucks Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Wednesday the Omnibus spending bill currently in Congress includes $19 million for Fort Drum. The federal funds included in the spending bill will go toward building a state-of-the-art NCO training academy on base.

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  18. Fort Drum likely to recieve $19 million for training academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    U.S. Senators Chucks Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Wednesday the Omnibus spending bill currently in Congress includes $19 million for Fort Drum. The federal funds included in the spending bill will go toward building a state-of-the-art NCO training academy on base.

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  19. Pentagon names 1st female commandant of West Point's cadetsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will be the first female commandant of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy, one of West Point's top positions. The academy announced Tuesday that Brig.

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  20. How tattoos signal changing moods among soldiersRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Andrew Bouvia moved from Brooklyn, NY to set up a tattoo shop in Carthage, NY closer to his hometown of Watertown. He said his tattoo style resonates a lot with soldiers, because of the nostalgic war imagery.

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