Fort Drum has some of the most modern telephone switching capabilities in the world. Fort Drum's digital telephone switching systems provide service to over 8,500 lines.
Mission Statement: Provide base communications facilities, telephone equipment and services. Provide management of the Fort Drum network infrastructure. Provide network and systems security for the installation.
The services provided by the Telecommunications Division are broken down into categories of:
- Building Renovation/Unit Relocation
- Commercial Radios/Frequencies
- Digging Permits
- Network Administration
- Network Security
- Telephone/Circuit Requests