Fort Drum Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. As Fort Drum leadership begins deployment, artillery unit relaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... are stationed around the world. The 10th Mountain Division Artillery, created in World War II, was deactivated at Fort Drum in August 2004 as a part of an Armywide force restructuring. The newly organized command will feature about 150 soldiers, and ...

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  2. Fort Drum commander talks Afghanistan troop levels, training, women in the draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    With President Obama continuing the American military presence in Afghanistan, its longest war ever, Fort Drum's commander predicted the 10th Mountain Division's soldiers may play a role there into the future. “I think we'll always be a relevant force to go there,” Maj.

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  3. Military families on edge as US delays Afghanistan troop withdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... that some forces already there may see their tours extended. Members of the 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum in New York, and the 7th Infantry Division, based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state, are among those most recently ...

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  4. New Afghanistan plan delays homecoming for some Fort Drum unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Major General Jeffrey Bannister, head of Fort Drum, said he's not surprised by President Obama's announcement to delay the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Photo: Julia Botero President Obama announced his decision Thursday to delay the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

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  5. Military families on edge as U.S. delays Afghanistan troop withdrawal Thursday, October 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | WJXA-FM Nashville

    ... that some forces already there may see their tours extended. Members of the 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum in New York, and the 7th Infantry Division, based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state, are among those most recently ...

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  6. Michael Doody and his wife, Lauren, share a family moment with their young son.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Item

    ... attended schools here and met Lauren, a hometown girl who would become his wife. He is currently stationed at Fort Drum in New York, but will be returning home to run in the marathon where he will "plan to take every opportunity I have to spend time ...

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  7. At AUSA conference, McHugh and Milley talk a ragged edgea budget, future missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... and north country native John M. McHugh. Mr. McHugh and new Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley, former Fort Drum commander, spoke during a news conference at the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The ...

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  8. Golden Dragons honor their history at Battle of MogadishuRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2015 | The United States Army

    ... were assigned to B Company, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), at Fort Drum. He described their initial experience in the Army as an oddity compared to how initial training is conducted today. "You went ...

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  9. Drone wars not in Fort Druma s interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Ever since the Air National Guard and its 174th Attack Wing lost its mission to fly F-16 combat ground support aircraft in 2010, the Boys from Syracuse began searching for a mission to sustain their presence in Central New York. They received authority to fly drones in 2011 using the restricted air space over Fort Drum.

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  10. Fort Drum developer commits $80 million to housing renovations, constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Decades-old housing on post will be demolished and renovated over the next few years as its developer looks to keep up with off-post rivals. Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes, a partnership between developer Lend Lease and the Department of the Army, announced it will spend $80 million on the five-year effort, which will cut about 60 homes from the post.

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  11. Former Fort Drum soldier sentenced to year in prison for accepting bribes in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    A former 10th Mountain Division soldier has been sentenced to a year and a day in a federal prison for accepting bribes in exchange for influencing supply contracts while deployed to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Louis M. Bailly, 43, formerly of Dexter but now living in South Dakota, was also ordered Monday to undergo an additional year of supervision upon his release and forfeit $10,500 after pleading guilty June 4 to conspiracy to commit an offense or to defraud the United States.

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  12. Set to leave as Army Secretary, Watertown native John McHugh looks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... by 17 percent during his tenure - from $144 billion to $120 billion - while cutting about 4,000 soldiers from Fort Drum alone. In implementing those changes, Mr. McHugh was transformed from the congressman who led fights against base closures and ...

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  13. Fort Drum man charged with rape of girl in Jefferson County hotel roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A man is accused of the rape of a girl in a Jefferson County hotel room, the New York State Police said. Jacob C. Claypool, 26, of Fort Drum, N.Y., was charged with third-degree rape, third-degree criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child.

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  14. Military funeral procession passes through CummingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Forsyth County News

    ... reports, he enlisted in April 2013 and trained at Fort Benning near Columbus before arriving in November 2013 at Fort Drum in New York. He deployed to Afghanistan in June. His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army ...

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  15. JCIDA refuses to consider PILOT for Morgan housing project, offers to defer sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... for housing projects since the Army's goal of building more than 1,000 units to address the acute shortage around Fort Drum had been met. Instead of a property tax break, Mr. Alexander said, board members decided to offer Morgan a lease-leaseback ...

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  16. Guard officials continue push to move drone flights from Fort Drum to SyracuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    New York Air National Guard officials are still pushing to move most of their drone flights from Fort Drum to Syracuse, which they say will save money and lost flight time. Col. Mike Smith, assistant vice commander of the Air National Guard's operations at Hancock Field, said the service is working with the Federal Aviation Administration to make the change, as it is not now allowed to conduct takeoffs and landings from there.

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  17. JCIDA refuses to consider PILOT for Morgan housing project, offers to defer sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... for housing projects since the Army's goal of building more than 1,000 units to address the acute shortage around Fort Drum had been met. Instead of a property tax break, Mr. Alexander said, board members decided to offer Morgan a lease-leaseback ...

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  18. Food Giants Align For Climate ActionRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Switched

    ... the Department of Energy's SunShot program , and the conversion of a coal-fired power plant at the U.S. Army's Fort Drum installation to biomass. The food companies said climate change poses a risk to their ability to do business. "We fundamentally ...

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  19. JCIDA refuses to consider tax break for Morgan housing project, offers to defer sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... for housing projects since the Army's goal of building more than 1,000 units to address the acute shortage around Fort Drum had been met. Instead of a property-tax break, Mr. Alexander said, board members decided to offer Morgan a lease-leaseback ...

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  20. Gov. Cuomo directs flags to half-staff for fallen Fort Drum soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that all flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff today in honor of fallen Fort Drum soldier Kyle E. Gilbert , who died in Afghanistan on Monday. Mr. Gilbert, 24, of Buford, Ga., had been in the Army since April 2013 and came to Fort Drum that November.

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