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  1. The making of a Black Hawk Down: The Untold StoryaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    A fierce battle involving Fort Drum soldiers in Somalia began on Oct. 3, 1993, with a radio transmission - “black hawk down.” The majority of Americans learned about how U.S. and United Nations forces came to the rescue of 99 ambushed U.S. Army Rangers trapped in the streets of Mogadishu through a Hollywood movie and book of the same name. But filmmaker and retired Air Force Col.

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  2. Pentagon deploys thousands of troops as flooding from Florence worsensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Manhattan Mercury

    The Pentagon has sent 13,000 servicemembers to areas hit by Hurricane Florence in North and South Carolina where they are charged with search and rescue and other operations as flooding worsened throughout the region Monday. The Army has deployed more than 90 helicopters, 3,000 high-water vehicles and 30 watercraft from Fort Stewart in Georgia, Fort Drum in New York and Fort Campbell in Kentucky to assist with recovery and rescue efforts, a service spokesman said Monday.

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  3. Fort Bragg leaders assess Florence damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Stars and Stripes

    ... from Georgia, where they waited out the storm, and other Army helicopters arrive from Fort Stewart, Georgia; and Fort Drum, New York. Hundreds of Fort Bragg soldiers are involved in relief operations, officials said. And hundreds more have joined ...

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  4. William H. AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... A. Campbell on March 21, 1978 in Clarksville, Tennessee. He worked for the Department of Defense for 39 yearsat Fort Drum as a civilian employee. He was an active union member and served as a union official for many years. He was a member of ...

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  5. Fort Drum soldiers to deploy to Carolinas to provide support, reliefRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    Col. Anthony Wilson, commander of the 548th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. “Just a great opportunity for the 10th Mountain Division to help our fellow Americans.” “We got called by to support families that have been affected by Hurricane Florence in the North Carolina, South Carolina area,” said Capt.

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  6. Training Fort Drum Soldiers To Jump Into Lake Ontario BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Soldiers from Fort Drum will be jumping from a helicopter into a bay off of Lake Ontario for a training exercise. The Army says soldiers from a 10th Mountain Division combat team will jump into the Black River Bay at Sackets Harbor on Friday morning.

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  7. Training Fort Drum soldier to jump into bay off Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Soldiers from Fort Drum will be jumping from a helicopter into a bay off of Lake Ontario for a training exercise.

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  8. On 9/11, remember 'forever war' in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Post-Standard

    ... haven. The NATO coalition fighting in Afghanistan eventually grew to 130,000 troops from 50 nations. Soldiers from Fort Drum's 10th Mountain Division, near Watertown, deployed there from the beginning and continue to do so. The Taliban were defeated ...

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  9. Army recruiter/guitarist wows crowd as guest of AC/DC tribute bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Stars and Stripes

    ... West, 24, a native of Mandeville, La., has been in the Army for five years. Before his current recruiting duty at Fort Drum, he was assigned to the First Cavalry Division Band at Fort Hood, Texas. He joined the Army as a telecommunications operator. ...

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  10. Army recruiter/guitarist wows crowd as guest of AC/DC tribute bandRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... West, 24, a native of Mandeville, La., has been in the Army for five years. Before his current recruiting duty at Fort Drum, he was assigned to the First Cavalry Division Band at Fort Hood, Texas. He joined the Army as a telecommunications operator. ...

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  11. Robert Frost Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... He served until 1949. After the military Robert did various jobs until he became a civil servant carpenter on Fort Drum. He would be a carpenter until he retired in the 70s. Robert enjoyed upkeeping his garden, and doing various lawnwork. Robert is ...

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  12. Army veterinary clinic helps Military Working Dog get back on its feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | The United States Army

    ... with his handler in Afghanistan, MWD Alex, assigned to the 8th MWD Detachment, 91st Military Police Battalion, Fort Drum, New York, was injured in an attack by a suicide bomber. Following care in Bagram, Afghanistan, Alex was medically evacuated to ...

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  13. Scott Henry D.A.V. Memorial Ride raises over $1,400Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The Pilot News

    ... medic. He ended up serving as a Patrol Specialist." Henry graduated from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He served at Fort Drum in New York and Fort Dix in New Jersey. After Henry returned home he worked for years at the local video store, Family ...

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  14. Attention, veterans: Search and you shall find job listings on GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | SiliconValley.com

    ... into its program, which could help veterans and their spouses get jobs in the IT industry. The program launches at Fort Drum on Oct. 1. In its announcement of the grant Monday, Google said those who complete the certification can share their ...

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  15. Fort Drum solider dies in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | Watertown Daily Times

    Spc. Lyric L. Young was returning to Fort Drum after visiting family when he was killed in the accident. He was 22 years old when he died, according to the Army Times.

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  16. Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $7.6 Million Nash Boulevard...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 24 | PressReleasePoint

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a $7.6 million highway project that improves mobility for the soldiers at Fort Drum and eases traffic congestion for travelers along State Route 26 in the North Country. The project included the reconstruction of Nash Boulevard on Fort Drum and the construction of a new bridge over State Route 26, as well as the construction of a roundabout near the Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.

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  17. Army music marches into Indian LakeRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | Hamilton County News

    Photos by Pete Klein 10th Mountain Division Band entertains large crowd at Indian Lake's Byron Park on Thursday, Aug.16. By PETE NEWELL Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE - The 10th Mountain Division Band from Fort Drum performed, with the emphasis on marches, at Byron Park on Thursday, Aug. 18. Chief Warrant Officer Daniel Parker, the SUBSCRIBE or LOG IN to the Hamilton County Express to read the rest of this content.

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  18. Blimp arrives in WatertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    The visit of Wingfoot One, one of three blimps Goodyear operates, is part of a program today at Fort Drum. Goodyear has built more than 300 lighter-than-air vehicles, including two large rigid airships - the USS Macon and USS Akron.

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  19. Saturday, August 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... with U.S. Army Major General Walter 'Walt' Piatt, the Commanding General of the Army's 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum as the president observes a demonstration with troops and Army helicopters at Fort Drum, New York, U.S., August 13, 2018. A ...

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  20. Syracuse football hosts children of Fort Drum soldiers; kids give Dino Babers helmetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    Kids of soldiers in the Army's 10th Mountain Division watched the end of the Orange's practice, presented Dino Babers with a Fort Drum youth football helmet and participated in stations run by SU players and staff. Babers spoke with the children after finishing his practice, telling them about his childhood as the son of a 21-year Navy man; Luther Babers was deployed on the USS Enterprise, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, and the Babers family traversed the country before sticking in California from Dino's third-grade year on.

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