Media must be escorted while on the installation. Coordinate all visits through the Media Relations Officer.
Directions to the Media Operations Center from Interstate 81S:
From Interstate 81
Take Exit 48 Black River/Fort Drum. Bear right off the exit (coming from I-81S)/left off the exit (coming from I-81N) onto NYS Route 342. Go straight approximately 5 miles to the NYS Route 11 junction. Take a left onto Rte 11 North. Go straight past a Fort Drum gate and Pizza Hut (on your right) for 3 miles to traffic light intersection. (You will pass the Evans Mills Speedway and water tower.) Take right at intersection onto NYS Route 26 South. Go straight approx. 4.5 miles. You will pass the road to the airfield. Media Operations Center is on the left side of the road, Bldg. S-2509.
From the east (Plattsburgh, N.Y.): Take NYS Route 190/Military Turnpike to NYS Route 374 West to NYS Rt. 3 South. Follow Rt. 3S to NYS Rt. 3A. Follow until NYS Rt. 26 West; take right onto Rt. 26W, Media Operations Center is on the right.
Media Relations Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Affairs Office
10012 S. Riva Ridge Loop
Fort Drum, New York 13602-5028
Telephone: (315) 772-5461 - Fax: (315) 772-8295