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  1. Lawmakers looking into potential Fort Drum contractor cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    L3 Technologies plans to cut 44 positions starting this week and through August. The company cited a “recent workload decrease and upcoming potential for further workload decrease” as the reasons for the reductions in a letter to the union representing the workers.

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  2. Fort Drum contractor to cut dozens of jobs starting this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... LLC. Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters from the 10th Mountain Division's 10th Combat Aviation Brigade from Fort Drum, N.Y., sit on the flight line at Katterbach Army Airfield in Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany, Feb. 13, 2017. A contractor that provides ...

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  3. Fort Drum's economic impact drops again, raising community concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The fifth straight year of decreased economic impact and soldier levels at Fort Drum has raised some concern about the potential effects for the local community. During the five-year streak of reduced value, the post's economic impact has fallen about 17.8 percent, from about $1.44 billion in 2012 to $1.18 billion in 2016.

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  4. Hillard E. BancroftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Calling hours will be 7-9pm on Friday, Feb.17th, at the TLC Funeral Home. There will be Military Honors provided by Fort Drum, will be at 8pm during the calling hours.

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  5. Robert D. GurleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... on October 31, 1992 as Staff Sergeant. Upon his discharge he went to work for the Department of Defense on Fort Drum up until he retired in July of 2011. Robert married Kathy L. Bagnato on January 30, 2015 in Carthage and the couple resided in ...

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  6. Potsdam Elks Lodge collecting sweet treats for soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Fort Drum is the most deployed Post in the United States Army. When those soldiers return from deployments up to 18 months, before being allowed to see their family, they spend about 4 hours in debriefing sessions” said Mary ...

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  7. Fort Drum aviation soldiers arrive in Europe for support missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The first group of 10th Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers from Fort Drum have made it to Europe for their nine-month support mission. Though most of the approximately 1,750 soldiers will be based in Illesheim, Germany, the Army said that small groups of soldiers will also be spread to places such as Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, and Mihail Kogainiceanu Air Base, Romania.

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  8. Reserve unit commander visits Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Division officials met with a top Army Reserve commander on Wednesday to discuss potential training and support between active-duty and Reserve personnel. Maj. Gen.

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  9. One month in, Army's missile defense chief lays out priorities for air and missile defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WAAY

    ... He noted the recent addition of the In-Flight Interceptor Communications System (IFICS) data terminal, based at Fort Drum in New York, which allows for increased communication to the interceptors that intercept incoming missiles in space. In ...

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  10. Fort Drum aviation soldiers arrive in Europe for support missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    The first group of 10th Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers from Fort Drum have made it to Europe for their nine-month support mission. Though most of the approximately 1,750 soldiers will be based in Illesheim, Germany, the Army said that small groups of soldiers will also be spread to places such as Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, and Mihail Kogainiceanu Air Base, Romania.

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  11. Part of Gwinnett road may be named after Buford veteran who died at 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Times

    ... soldier with the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, according to the release from Fort Drum's public affairs office in New York. The release didn't say how Gilbert died. And at the time, Julie Halpin, Fort Drum ...

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  12. Juice Caf is 1 of a kindRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Statesboro Herald

    ... six years and was discharged as a corporal in September 2015. He is a sergeant, still serving. He was stationed at Fort Drum in New York and she at Fort Gordon in Augusta when they chose Statesboro as their new home town two to three years ago. He ...

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  13. Fort Drum economic impact expected to drop in 2016, official expresses optimism for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... mark the fifth straight year of declining value to the north country. Col. Laske spoke during a meeting of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization on Thursday afternoon at Jefferson Community College. Col. Laske was optimistic about the level of ...

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  14. Shapiro award winner honors Fort Drum soldiers and the north countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Gilbert H. Pearsall Jr. spoke little about himself when he received the 2016 Israel A. Shapiro Citizenship Award on Thursday night. Just as he had done to get the North Country Honors the Mountain monument built, Mr. Pearsall used his time before a packed room at the Hilton Garden Inn to honor active and retired Fort Drum soldiers - and how the community has a special bond with them.

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  15. Report: Mother of Fort Drum soldier preps gumbo for soldiers training in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A mother of a Fort Drum soldier prepared a massive gumbo meal for her son's unit after they finished up a training rotation at Fort Polk, Louisiana. KALB-TV in Louisiana said Miranda Morley Shumate, mother of Pfc.

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  16. Ny Gop Rep. Elise Stefanik splits with Trump on refugee travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... visas for Iraqi and Afghan immigrants who helped U.S. forces in the Middle East. Stefanik's district includes Fort Drum near Watertown, where the 10th Mountain Division is the most deployed unit in the Army and thousands of soldiers have served over ...

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  17. Army selects new commander at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    ... Photo: 10th Mtn. Division Public Affairs The U.S. Army has chosen a familiar figure to become the new commander of Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division. Major General Walter Piatt served at the base near Watertown twice. Piatt was recently Fort ...

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  18. Maj. Gen. Piatt to be 10th Mountain Division commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Pentagon has named Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt as the next commander of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum.

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  19. Fort Drum to Welcome New Commander in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Your News Now

    The 10th Mountain Division will soon have a new commander, but Major General Walter Piatt won't be new to Fort Drum. Piatt is a former deputy commander of the 10th Mountain.

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  20. Commuting Chelsea Manning's Sentence Was Just and ProperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Network World

    ... training and attained a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance. While at Fort Drum (NY), Manning developed a relationship with individuals in Boston who were part of a computer hacking group. During this ...

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