Fort Drum Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Watertown celebrates Armed Forces Day with parade, musicRead the original story

    May 17, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    The 65th annual Armed Forces Day Parade was held Saturday to celebrate active duty, retired and lost-but-not-forgotten military members. "Today is about supporting local troops and retirees from Fort Drum," said Stanley E. Zaremba, who has organized the event for 22 years.

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  2. Democrat eyes challenge to Stefanik in a 16Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... election to fill the final year of the term of John M. McHugh, but decided not to seek re-election in 2014. With Fort Drum, headquarters of the Army's 10th Mountain Division, Mr. Derrick's military experience could prove to be an asset. In the Army, ...

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  3. At home, but not at peace: A soldier's struggle with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2008 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the dust ensues yet another storm inside him. Garrison's platoon from the Army's 10th Mountain Division based in Fort Drum, N.Y., specializes in fighting in harsh conditions. In northeast Afghanistan they were stationed in Pech Valley Korengal ...

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  4. Fort Drum family takes part in White House Mothera s Day eventRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Fort Drum family took part in a special Mother's Day tea Friday at the White House designed to pay tribute to military mothers. Michele Bajakian and her daughter, Hannah, were among the 180 military-affiliated guests at the event, hosted by first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden.

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  5. Fort Drum soldier who died in New Jersey crash always wanted to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... the support he and his platoon have received from the Legion.” Last Friday, the convoy of 12 vehicles from Fort Drum had almost reached the end of its 350-mile-plus journey when the last Humvee, driven by Staff Sgt. Bryce Leek, 35, ...

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  6. Upstate NY vets recall the Vietnam War's early daysRead the original story

    May 10, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... who after the war received a GED degree and spent 20 years in the Army Reserve - and then worked 30 years at Fort Drum as a heavy-equipment inspector - said he made copies of clippings about his unit's exploits and gave them to his children. "I ...

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  7. Memories of war: Area Vietnam vets recall the conflicta s early daysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... who after the war received a GED degree and spent 20 years in the Army Reserve - and then worked 30 years at Fort Drum as a heavy-equipment inspector - said he made copies of clippings about his unit's exploits and gave them to his children. ...

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  8. Army officer who always 'wanted to be a soldier' dies after NJ vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... he left the service. The lieutenant was an infantry platoon leader with the 10th Mountain Division, stationed at Fort Drum. When the crash occurred, the soldiers were driving from there to Fort Dix to conduct mounted gunnery training. "He did so ...

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  9. Fort Drum soldier that died in New Jersey crash always wanted to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... the Legion over the past year (when they were in Afghanistan).” Last Friday, the convoy of 12 vehicles from Fort Drum had almost reached the end of its 350-mile-plus journey when the last Humvee, driven by Staff Sgt. Bryce Leek, 35, of ...

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  10. Southern Tier Golfers Hit the Greens for the TroopsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Your News Now

    Sgt. Derek O'Neill joined the Army in 2006, was stationed overseas for a few years, went to Fort Drum in 2011, and has been a part of the 10th Mountain Division ever since. "We don't get the recognition that maybe some people think we should and it's great for things like this because people come out and show up in droves to support this and that's awesome," said O'Neill.

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  11. Eight female soldiers, including Drum captain, fail Darby phase of...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    All eight female soldiers currently at Ranger School, including Fort Drum's Capt. Michelle Kelly, have failed the school's Darby Phase.

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  12. US military bumps up threat level at bases, including Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    The U.S. military has increased the threat level at bases across North America, including Fort Drum. Officials say the incremental boost will likely mean heightened vigilance and more random bag or vehicle checks.

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  13. Stefanik commends the military for reported drop in sexual assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    ... what's important at home, at work, or on the go. Keep us strong. Click to donate today. Stefanik said the Army and Fort Drum's sexual assault prevention programs are now a model for local institutions, like universities. She said, "One of the ...

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  14. 'Commando Family' mourns N.Y. solider who died after Humvee crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Medal, awarded for acts of heroism, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service in a combat zone. (Courtesy Fort Drum) CHESTERFIELD -- The U.S. Army soldier who died Thursday of injuries from a NJ Turnpike accident last week was a decorated ...

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  15. Colonel becomes first woman to take Fort Drum deputy commander roleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... multiple command positions, and deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. This is her first time being stationed at Fort Drum. Col. Holland replaces Brig. Gen. Carl A. Alex, who leaves to become assistant deputy chief of staff for readiness with U.S. ...

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  16. Stefanik commends the military for drop in sexual assault rateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    ... our service men and women feel comfortable to come forward to report sexual assault," went on to say the Army and Fort Drum's sexual assault prevention programs are now a model for local institutions, like universities. "One of the administrators ...

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  17. Fort Drum Soldier, Niagara U. Grad, Dies from Injuries Suffered in N.J. CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Your News Now

    ... part because Levulis introduced him to his wife, but they'd still see each other occasionally, both stationed at Fort Drum. "He was right around the corner and now he's gone," he said. "It's kind of a tough pill to swallow." The driver of the other ...

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  18. Fort Drum soldier dies in N.J. after Army Humvee struck by driver trying to passRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A soldier from Upstate New York has died after he and three others stationed at Fort Drum were injured in a military Humvee collision on the New Jersey Turnpike last week. John Levulis, 25, of Eden in Erie County died Thursday at a hospital in Trenton, New Jersey state police Capt.

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  19. Fort Drum buffer program celebrates recent record additions, considers expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Fort Drum Army Compatible Use Buffer Program celebrated a pair of new deals Thursday, and leaders within the program see more room for expansion. “We've got work to do,” said Linda M. Garrett, executive director of the Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust.

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  20. Soldier in accident on NJ turnpike diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    A soldier injured in a May 1 accident on the New Jersey Turnpike has died, according to U.S. Army Captain Jennifer Menard. The Fort Drum soldier was traveling in a military convoy to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to conduct military training when 43-year-old Ramdel Magloire of Hackensack allegedly hit the Humvee as he tried to pass.

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