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News Digest

News Briefs
Civilian Employees seek leave donations
The following Appropriated Fund employees have been accepted in the Leave Recipient Program: Carrie Townsend, Robert Pickeral, and Christina Robinson, all of MEDDAC; and Sean O’Brien, Directorate of Public Works.
Appropriated Fund employees who wish to donate annual leave should complete an OPM 630A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program, and forward it to the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, Bldg. 10720, for processing.
Officials seek estate claims
Anyone having claims against or debts owed to the estate of Spc. Darius D. Wilkinson, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 548th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 110th Transportation Company, may contact his summary court-martial officer, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Robert C. Van Gundy, at 771-1185. 
Anyone having claims against or debts owed to the estate of Spc. Kyle E. Gilbert, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, may contact his summary court-martial officer, 1st Lt. Andrew Domsic, at 772-1835 or (269) 312-9035.
All correspondence will be forwarded to the appropriate legal representative of the estates.
Military Clothing Sales will adopt new hours
Fort Drum Military Clothing Sales, Bldg. 10730 B, Enduring Freedom Drive, will adopt new store hours this month.
Starting next week, hours of operation will be as follows: Monday, closed; Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Newspaper staff plans early deadline
The Mountaineer staff will observe an early deadline because of Columbus Day.
All news submissions for the Oct. 15 issue will be due at noon Oct. 8.
The Public Affairs Office, Bldg. 10012, will be closed Oct. 12 in observance of the holiday.
Post dining facilities offer 772-DFAC
Ever wonder when the Fort Drum dining facilities are open or closed? A new resource is available to help you find the answer. It is as simple as calling 772-DFAC (3322). Every week, the 772-DFAC will be updated with the latest opening / closing of the Fort Drum DFACs.
Report security issues to Fort Drum tip line
Fort Drum’s Directorate of Emergency Services encourages everyone to contribute to community security by reporting suspicious behavior or activities to 774-8477 (TIPS).
Callers to the anonymous tip line should report odd behaviors and activities, such as people measuring or asking for blueprints of important buildings; strangers asking about security protocols; a briefcase, suitcase, backpack or package left behind; vehicles left unattended in front of buildings; and chemical smells or fumes coming from a residence or business. The effort is part of iWatch Army, an antiterrorism program.

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