Fort Drum Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Army helicopter grounding includes Fort Drum operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Gen. Robert Abrams, head of U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., ordered the safety stand-down after two deadly helicopter crashes over the past two weeks. Two Army pilots were killed when their helicopter crashed near Fort Campbell in rural Tennessee on Wednesday evening, and four soldiers were killed early last week when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a routine training exercise at Fort Hood, Texas.

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  2. Ex-Fort Drum soldier pleads guilty but mentally ill in 2011 killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    DOVER, Del.- A former Fort Drum soldier who said he became “addicted to killing” while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to charges of raping and killing a Delaware woman. Dwight L. Smith Jr., 28, entered the plea Friday at a hearing in Wilmington, Del.

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  3. Army helicopter grounding includes Fort Drum operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Gen. Robert Abrams, head of U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., ordered the safety stand-down after two deadly helicopter crashes over the past two weeks. Two Army pilots were killed when their helicopter crashed near Fort Campbell in rural Tennessee Wednesday evening.

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  4. Jeffrey G. FoersterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... from the Surgeon General, U.S. Army. Jeff retired from the Army at the rank of Colonel. Having been stationed at Fort Drum for seven years, the North Country of New York felt like home to him, and in 2008, he returned to the area and established ...

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  5. Ft. Drum soldier responds to opening combat roles to womenRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Cpt. Michelle Kelly, a Fort Drum colleague of Menard, qualified for the elite nine-week Ranger School in Fort Benning, Georgia earlier this year. Photo: Julia Botero Women will now be permitted to serve in all combat roles in the military.

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  6. Former district attorney recalls a Lost Boyza murder of Indian River school girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Former Jefferson County District Attorney James T. King almost always is reminded of the 14-year-old girl who was stabbed to death 23 years ago whenever he drives by a wooded area on Fort Drum. Retired for 16 years, Mr. King handled the murder case involving four teenaged boys - calling themselves the “Lost Boyz” - who brutally stabbed their Indian River Central schoolmate, Jackie L. Dacusin, on Sept.

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  7. Hammack wants Army off gridRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | The United States Army

    ... moving energy around where it's most needed, she said. One such smart microgrid, the Army's largest, is located on Fort Drum, New York, where a coal-fired power plant was converted to biomass, she said. That plant now supplies power to the ...

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  8. Army grounds aircraft nationwide, including Fort Drum, after recent crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... N.C., ordered the safety stand-down. He said soldiers in all the aviation units at 11 U.S. Army bases, including Fort Drum, will review flight planning, operations standards, aircraft maintenance training and supervisory responsibilities in order to ...

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  9. Carter telling military to open all combat jobs to womenRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... it access to the very best America has to offer – regardless of gender,” she said, in a statement. Fort Drum was a part of a 2012 pilot program that added women in infantry units in the 10th Mountain Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team. ...

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  10. Watertown City Schoolsa STEM program gains momentum with $1.25m grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... field for those who do not have access to technology at home.” Mrs. Blank previously worked with the Fort Drum Rural Initiative for STEM excellence and as the STEM director at Lyme Central School District, Chaumont. “We know what we ...

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  11. Fort Drum soldiers can mix and match new and old uniform pieces during winter coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Soldiers on post have been given a bit of leeway for when the north country's cold sets in this winter: They can mix and match pieces from the Army's new and old uniforms featuring different patterns to stay warm. The Army said Monday that soldiers can use their cold weather and wet conditions equipment and clothing featuring the older Universal Camouflage Pattern on top of the newer Operational Camouflage Pattern clothing and gear, introduced earlier this year.

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  12. Brandon Hinman appears in Cayuga County Drug CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... insurance policies, to buy, among other things, prescription drugs and vehicles. Mr. Hinman previously served with Fort Drum's 3rd Brigade Combat Team, but was discharged from the Army in July 2014. Her disease and subsequent death drew worldwide ...

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  13. South Korean prosecutors reopen bigamy case against ex-US soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... "He just left without saying anything. He totally ruined my life." The Army returned Fuller - who was stationed at Fort Drum in New York - to South Korea when it discovered the forgeries. In October 2014, a South Korean court found him guilty of ...

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  14. The woman behind an often-called Army phone numberRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Abbie Hammond has been working as a Family Readiness Support Assistant at Fort Drum for over a decade. "They don't tell you that you're going to enjoy watching the soldiers grow up," she says.

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  15. A deserving couple: Mary and James Corriveau honored for their service to regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Her husband, James W., retired from his position as director of public works at Fort Drum. He served at Fort Drum as both a member of the U.S. Army and civilian employee for 41 years.

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  16. Afghanistan dining facility named for fallen Fort Drum soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    A dining facility in Afghanistan was renamed Tuesday in honor of a fallen Fort Drum soldier, a year after his death. The facility in Kabul, Afghanistan, is now the “SGM Turner Dining Facility,” named for Sgt.

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  17. Fort Drum names new deputy garrison commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    His career included deployments during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Desert Thunder and Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm. He began working at Fort Drum in February 2009 as the senior operations officer in the Mission Support Element of the post's G-3 office.

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  18. Investigation continues into death of Potsdam dentistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... Dr. Foerster spent 22 years in the United States Army Dental Corps. “During this time he was stationed at Fort Drum where he decided northern New York was to be his home following his Army career,” the website stated. Dr. Foerster was ...

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  19. Investigation continues into death of Potsdam dentistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Dr. Foerster spent 22 years in the United States Army Dental Corps. “During this time he was stationed at Fort Drum where he decided northern New York was to be his home following his Army career,” the website stated. Dr. Foerster was ...

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  20. Fort Drum soldier dies in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    A 10th Mountain Division soldier died Thursday in Iraq in a non-combat-related incident, the post announced Friday night. Pvt. Castaneda, of the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, joined the Army in January and arrived at Fort Drum in May. He deployed to Iraq in August.

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