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Civilian Employees seek leave donations
The following Appropriated Fund Employees have been accepted in the Leave Recipient Program: Bernard Diekman, Directorate of Human Resources; Denise Bush, Melissa Brook, Jennifer Anderson, Megan Rhubart, Bronwyn Wilson, Amanda Handy, Joann Palmer, Nicole Sweeny, Carrie Townsend and Nichole Upton, all of MEDDAC; Jason Sweeny, Logistics Readiness Center; Tammi Dindl, Internal Review; Rachel Archer and Judee Kelly, both of Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Brian Fikes, Directorate of Public Works; and Nelly Gutierrez, DENTAC.
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 Directorate of Resource Management civilian pay technician for processing.
Veterinary Clinic sets closures
The Fort Drum Veterinary Clinic will be closed on Tuesdays during December.
Weekend Revival set on Fort Drum
Leaders of the Fort Drum Inspirational Gospel Service invite community members to participate in a Weekend Revival in January. The theme will be “My Divine Intervention.”
Ministering will be Chaplain (Capt.) Danny R. Black, from 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment; Chaplain (Capt.) Oyedeji O. Idowu, from 210th Brigade Support Battalion; and Chaplain (Maj.) John Smith, 10th Mountain Division deputy chaplain.
The event will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 5 and 6 in the Main Post Chapel and at 10 a.m. Jan. 7 in the Po Valley Chapel. Child care will be available.
For more information, contact Chaplain Idowu at (315) 836-7044.
Fort Drum will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Fort Drum’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance will take place from 3 to 4 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Commons, hosted by 10th Mountain Division Sustainment Brigade. The Fort Drum community is invited to attend.
The theme is “Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!” Guest speaker will be Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Bostic, 10th Special Troops Battalion, 10th Mountain Division Sustainment Brigade.
For more information, call Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Bolwell, 10th Mountain Division Sustainment Brigade equal opportunity adviser, (315) 772-0588.
Church hosts monthly Helping Hands Dinner, food pantry for public
Members of the public are welcome to join Watertown Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 18057 State Route 3 (Outer Arsenal Street), Watertown, for a free Helping Hands Dinner held the second Sunday of every month from 4 to 6 p.m. The church also offers a free food pantry for those in need. Anyone who has questions or needs transportation to the church for dinner and/or to get food from the pantry, call Janice at (315) 221-0125.
Religious Support Office seeks watch care providers
The Fort Drum Religious Support Office has immediate openings for watch care providers.
Watch care is chapel child care that is provided while parents attend chapel services, programs and events.
Providers are compensated $11 per unit of service. They are required to work Tuesday mornings and Sundays, and other days and times are available. Providers may be permitted to bring their under-school-age children to work with them.
An applicant must be 18 or older, a U.S. citizen and able to pass a national background check.
For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Carol Burke at (315) 772-4451.
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 (315) 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.
AA group meets on post
Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in Guthrie Clinic, Patient Care Wing, Patient Service Center conference room. For more information, call (315) 772-0035.
Submit service orders online for minor maintenance issues
Need to submit a maintenance service order for your building? All you need is a common access card. Military or DOD civilian personnel can submit a service order request online to Public Works at
Service orders are used for small jobs within a facility, such as broken plumbing or electrical failures.
Post offers drug hotline
CID’s Drug Suppression Team has put together a drug hotline open to all citizens on Fort Drum.
Anyone who wishes to help stop drug abuse and drug trafficking in the community may call the drug hotline at (315) 774-WEED (9333). Report any drug activity in your area, anytime! Calls are confidential.

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