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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: Joe Canann, Nora Brow, Tamara Morin, and Christina Robinson, all of MEDDAC; Sandra Weaver, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Milo Pritty, Logistics Readiness Center; Sean O’Brien, Directorate of Public Works; and Janel Donnelly, Directorate of Resource Management.
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.
Fort Drum to observe Days of Remembrance
The 10th Mountain Division Equal Opportunity Office will host the annual Holocaust Days of Remembrance observance from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Commons.
This event, which is held to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, will include a candle remembrance lighting and memorial prayer. Guest speaker will be Sarah Baldwin, lay leader at Degel Israel Synagogue, Watertown. The theme of this year’s event is “Learning from the Holocaust: Choosing to Act.”
A food sampling will follow. Admission is free.
Fort Drum will host technology expo
The 2015 Fort Drum Technology Expo will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 6 at the Commons. The expo offers an opportunity to see the latest in information technology all in one place – at one time. Attendees will be able to ask questions about what they use today and how new technology will help maximize their time and productivity.
This event is free and open to all DOD, federal, state and local government and contractor personnel. (Attendees must have their own gate access.)
For more information, contact Federal Direct Access Expositions toll-free at 1-877-332-3976.
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 774-WEED (9333). Report any drug activity in your area, anytime! Calls are confidential.
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.
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 772-0035.

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