Fort Drum Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Mystery of planes circling over east side of Syracuse solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... One person said it was gray. Since we love mysteries, we decided to look it. First, we checked with the Army's Fort Drum in Watertown. Were they sending aircraft down to Syracuse on some kind of mission? So then we checked out our second hunch. ...

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  2. Measures to protect against wind projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Fort Drum's critical importance is universally acknowledged - not only as a major employer but because of its national security role. Regarding wind energy, few Northern New York leaders actually walk the walk.

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  3. Take a stand: Wind projects represent a threat to north countrya s economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Galloo Island. Wind turbines pose significant risk to raptors and migrating birds. Since the expansion of Fort Drum more than 30 years ago, the north country has been united in arguing during multiple Base Realignment and Closure rounds that the ...

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  4. Expert Infantryman Badge training benefits individual Soldiers, unit readinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The United States Army

    A Soldier completes a "call for and adjust fire" exercise during the Expert Infantryman Badge training on Aug. 22. In addition to assessing the proficiency of Soldiers, the EIB has provided valuable training opportunities for infantrymen from across Fort Drum and the National Guard. FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- For more than 70 years, the Expert Infantryman Badge has served as means of recognizing the professionalism and proficiency of the Army infantryman.

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  5. Military Veterans Joining the Ranks of Franchise OwnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    ... out at the local DQ in his hometown in Ohio and believed it would do great in this part of the country near his Fort Drum Army Base. The New York store is doing well and they have hired over 80 people including military spouses. Damon recruited his ...

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  6. Soldier Remembers 'Heartbreaking' Aftermath of AndrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | NBC Miami

    ... spent time on the battlefield during Iraq's Desert Storm. But the South Florida resident who was then stationed at Fort Drum in New York was in no way prepared for the horrors of Hurricane Andrew. NBC 6's Julia Bagg, a Miami native, takes us back to ...

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  7. Officials tour Fort Drum airfield facilities as turbine debate continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Officials with the executive committee of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization toured the post's airfield, as debate continues about how wind turbines may affect the post. The visit comes after Fort Drum officials discussed concerns they had about potential commercial wind projects under development, and after they hosted tours for officials such as the Lewis County Legislature.

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  8. Maurice L. CoutermarshRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Zellerbach Corp. in Carthage before going to work as a full-time technician for the US Army National Guard at Fort Drum. He retired as a Technician in 1990 and moved to Punta Gorda, Florida with his beloved wife, Marie. Maurice ...

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  9. When Confederate Monuments Represent ReconciliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The American Conservative

    ... city governments are often on the same page ideologically as iconoclastic mobs. was unveiled by the U.S. Army at Fort Drum, New York. It has a similar theme about unbiased moral courage during war. The Pieta of Joan of Arc, which was unveiled during ...

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  10. Fort Drum officials given clearance to respond to unauthorized dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Specific implementation of the regulations, released privately in July and publicly at the beginning of August, has not been set for Fort Drum, according to post spokeswoman Julie Halpin. An Army memo on the new rules calls on local leadership to develop a local policy for drones.

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  11. Fort Drum introduces new garrison commander, MEDDAC leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... his Army career, and that Col. Harrison said during the Aug. 2 ceremony that he had “a lot of roots here at Fort Drum and in the local community.” The outgoing garrison commander, Col. Bryan J. Lasike, held the role since August 2015. ...

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  12. Francis PierceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Ranger in Alaska, and then made his way back to Upstate New York to work for the United States Government at Fort Drum as an Entomologist, where he retired. He was a lifelong and avid outdoorsman and a volunteer fireman. There will be no calling ...

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  13. Fort Drum welcomes new garrison, MEDDAC leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... in his Army career, and that Col. Harrison said during the Aug. 2 ceremony that he had "a lot of roots here at Fort Drum and in the local community." The outgoing garrison commander, Col. Bryan J. Lasike, held the role since August 2015. He will ...

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  14. Chelsea Manning By Annie Liebovitz in VogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | BIO

    ... there as well, and the besieged, emotionally suffering Manning lashed out at superior officers. But her posting at Fort Drum in New York had some happy moments. She began dating Tyler Watkins, a Brandeis University student who introduced Manning to ...

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  15. Rather than make trip to Fort Drum, Syracuse football will host youth campRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Each of the last five years, Syracuse football has traveled to the Fort Drum Army Base in Watertown, N.Y. The tradition, started by Scott Shafer in 2012, has been a notable aspect of each preseason camp. Players built relationships with soldiers and were moved out of their element for a few days.

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  16. Syracuse hosting Fort Drum Youth Football Day on Aug. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    The Syracuse Orange 's link to the military and particularly, Fort Drum, is long-standing . And despite the amount of time spent up at Fort Drum decreasing for the team over the past few years , SU's still very much invested in the army base.

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  17. College football: SU to hold youth camp for Fort Drum childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Syracuse football program will host children of military families stationed at Fort Drum on Sunday for “Fort Drum Youth Football Day.” The youth football players, whose family members serve in the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division stationed at Fort Drum, will participate in a skills clinic and autograph session. An assortment of SU coaches and players will provide skill instruction to the campers.

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  18. Underemployment takes a toll on military familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    ... professional licenses from state to state. For now, Schons is enrolled in a human resources training program at Fort Drum. She's put her resume on Hire Mad Skills, and beefed up her LinkedIn profile. And she's hoping for the best. "I'm keeping ...

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  19. U.S. troops, including Fort Drum soldiers, train in Eastern Europe to echoes of the Cold WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... said Col. Clair A. Gill, a 1994 West Point graduate who commands the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade from Fort Drum, New York, which flies Apache, Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters. “I don't think we're there yet.” To be sure, commanders ...

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  20. Schumer touts Fort Drum in meeting with Army secretary nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., met with U.S. Secretary of the Army nominee Mark Esper Wednesday and urged him to maintain support for Fort Drum if he is confirmed by the Senate. The Senate minority leader asked Mr. Esper to pay Fort Drum a visit to witness its capabilities firsthand and to protect Fort Drum from budget cuts to preserve its readiness.

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