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10th Mountain News Releases and Advisories


June 2013

10th Mountain Division Soldier dies in Afghanistan
6/3/2013

Press Release

Release Number: 1306-01

June 3, 2013

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

 

10th Mountain Division Soldier dies in Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - A 10th Mountain Division Soldier with the 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team died in Sharan, Afghanistan, Saturday June 1.

 
Two 10th Mountain Division Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
4/26/2013

Press Release

Release Nr. 1304-07

April 26, 2013

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Two 10th Mountain Division Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - Two 10th Mountain Division Soldiers with the 2nd Aviation Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade were killed in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, Tuesday April 23 from wounds sustained from enemy indirect fire.

 
Fort Drum Releases 2012 Economic Impact Statement
3/18/2013

Press Release

Release Number: 1303-03

March 18, 2013

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Fort Drum Releases 2012 Economic Impact Statement

 

Fort Drum, NY - Fort Drum continues to play a significant role in the North Country's economy.

 
Fort Drum Delayed Reporting February 8
2/7/2013

Press Release

Release Nr: 1302-03

February 7, 2013

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Fort Drum Delayed Reporting February 8

 

Fort Drum, NY - Due to the potential for inclement weather on Friday, February 8, the installation commander directed that Fort Drum will operate on a delayed reporting schedule, excluding mission essential personnel.

Unless notified otherwise by their Chain of Command / Supervisor, non-emergency / non-essential personnel will report to duty/work at 10 a.m. We urge all members of the Fort Drum community to exercise caution when travelling and practice good winter-weather safety.

 
Fort Drum avoids previously announced closure of Memorial Child Development
2/5/2013

Press Release

 

Release Nr: 1302-01

 

February 5, 2013

 

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Fort Drum avoids previously announced closure of Memorial Child Development Center

 

Fort Drum, NY - The Memorial Child Development Center (CDC), which provides Part Time Day Care for toddler and preschool age children and hourly day care for children ages 6 weeks - 5 years, will remain open with minimal degradation of services despite the current staffing shortages.

 

 
Early Release
10/29/2012

UPDATE:

Effective 1200, 29 Oct 12,  All areas on Fort Drum are closed for recreation use until further notice, by order of the Garrison

Commander.

 

Press Release

Release Nr:  1210-06

October 29, 2012

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Fort Drum, NY - The installation commander has directed early release of all non-essential civilian employees and Soldiers at 2pm today.

 

 
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY identified to deploy this Winter.
8/24/2012

Press Release 

Release Nr: 1208-04  

August 24, 2012

Fort Drum Public Affairs

  

2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY identified to deploy this Winter.

 

Fort Drum, NY – The Department of Defense today identified the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY as one of three major units to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan.

 
Two Fort Drum Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
7/30/2012

Press Release

Release Nr. 1207-06

July 30, 2012

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Two Fort Drum Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - Two Fort Drum Soldiers with the 630th Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade were killed in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, Saturday July 28, of wounds sustained when their unit was attacked by small arms fire.

 
Two 10th Mountain Division Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
7/19/2012

Press Release

Release Nr. 1207-03

July 19, 2012

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Two 10th Mountain Division Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - Two 10th Mountain Division Soldiers with the 110th Transportation Company, 548th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade were killed in Ghanzi City, Afghanistan, Wednesday July 18 of wounds sustained when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

 
2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show slated for May 29 at Fort Drum
5/23/2012

Media Advisory

Release Nr #  1205-04

May 23, 2012

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show slated for May 29 at Fort Drum

 

Fort Drum, NY - The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show is scheduled for May 29 at 6 p.m. at the Magrath Sports Complex. The show's theme is designed to accentuate the strengths and resiliency of Soldiers and their Family members.

 
Two Fort Drum Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
5/8/2012

Press Release

Release Nr. 1205-01

May 8, 2012

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Two Fort Drum Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - Two Fort Drum Soldiers with the 630th Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion were killed in Logar Province, Afghanistan, Wednesday May 2 of wounds sustained when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

 
Fort Drum Releases 2011 Economic Impact Statement
4/16/2012

Press Release

Release Number: 1204-01

April 16, 2012

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Fort Drum Releases 2011 Economic Impact Statement

 

Fort Drum, NY - Fiscal year 2011 marked significant investment by Fort Drum in Northern New York's economy.

 
Month of the Military Child: A time to thank our heroes' heroes
4/2/2012

Press Release

Release Nr  1203-06

April 2, 2012

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Month of the Military Child: A time to thank our heroes' heroes

 

It's the pre-school child who-without being asked-passes his dessert to his little sister, simply because she looks sad. It's the second-grader who bravely puts a picture of her father at the head of the table for her birthday party, and the fifth-grade siblings who donate all their earnings from their lemonade stand to the USO that both their parents passed through on the way to Iraq. It's the junior high band member who asks if the spring concert can be dedicated to our deployed service members, and it's the high school cheerleader who organizes a "care package" drive. It's the college graduate who clings just a little longer to her father,

wishing that her mother was at the commencement ceremony instead of in Afghanistan.

 
Fort Drum to open additional gates during morning hours
1/26/2012

Press Release

Release Number:  1201-02

January 26, 2012

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Fort Drum to open additional gates during morning hours. 

 

Fort Drum, NY - Beginning Monday January 30th two additional gates will open to help relieve traffic congestion in and around Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.  These gates will be open from 0530-0730 hours Monday through Friday; closed on weekends, Holidays and DONSAs.

 
10th Mountain Division Soldier awarded Soldier's Medal for acts of heroism
12/13/2011

Press Release

Release Nr. 1112-07

December 13, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

10th Mountain Division Soldier awarded Soldier's Medal for acts of heroism

 

Fort Drum, NY - A 10th Mountain Division Soldier who pulled passengers to safety from a burning tour bus July 22 on Interstate 90 was awarded the prestigious Soldier's Medal at the Multipurpose Auditorium on post Tuesday.

 
Fort Drum on track to meet manpower shaping goals set by Army
12/9/2011

PRESS RELEASE

Release Nr: 1112-06

December 9, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Fort Drum on track to meet manpower shaping goals set by Army 

 

Fort Drum, NY - The work being done at Fort Drum since late last spring to meet manpower shaping goals set by the Army has the installation well-postured to potentially avoid involuntary separations in the future.

 
3rd Brigade Combat Team Commander holds a Press Conference from Afghanistan
12/9/2011

Media Advisory

Release Nr: 1112-05

December 09, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

3rd Brigade Combat Team Commander holds a Press Conference from Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - The 3rd Brigade Combat Team Commander Colonel Patrick Frank will hold a press conference from Afghanistan to update the Fort Drum community on Tuesday, December 13 at 9 a.m.

 
10th Mountain Division Soldier to receive Soldier's Medal
12/9/2011

Media Advisory

Release Nr: 1112-04

December 9, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

10th Mountain Division Soldier to receive Soldier's Medal

 

Fort Drum, NY - A 10th Mountain Division Soldier will receive one of the highest awards for non-combat acts of heroism. The Soldier's Medal will be awarded to Sergeant Jacob Perkins, 1st Squadron 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team on Tuesday, December 13 at 3 p.m. 

 
Child diagnosed with Bacterial Meningitis
12/2/2011

Press Release

Release Nr 1112-02

December 2, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Child diagnosed with Bacterial Meningitis

 

Fort Drum, NY - A single case of bacterial meningitis was diagnosed Thursday in a child attending the Po Valley Child Development Center.  The child is currently under medical care.

 
Christmas Trees Delivered to Fort Drum Soldiers and Families
12/2/2011

Media Advisory

Release Nr:  1112-01

December 02, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Christmas Trees Delivered to Fort Drum Soldiers and Families

 

Fort Drum, NY - Seven hundred real Christmas trees will be delivered to 10th Mountain Division Headquarters for distribution to Soldiers and their Families on December 8.

 

 
Mountain Salute Ceremony Conducted November 22
11/23/2011

Press Release  

Release Nr:  1111-10 

November 22, 2011 

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Mountain Salute Ceremony Conducted November 22

 

Fort Drum, NY – 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum welcomed the new Deputy Commanding General for Operations, Colonel (promotable) Richard D. Clarke to the Division’s Command Group at a Mountain Salute Ceremony, Tuesday, November 22.

 
10th Mountain Division Soldier killed in Afghanistan
11/23/2011

Press Release

Release Nr:  1111-11

November 22, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

10th Mountain Division Soldier killed in Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - A 10th Mountain Division Soldier was killed in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Monday November 21 of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by small arms fire.

 
Fort Drum Community kicks off Holiday Season Celebration
11/22/2011

Media Advisory

Release Nr: 1111-09

November 22, 2011 

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Fort Drum Community kicks off Holiday Season Celebration

 

Fort Drum, NY - The Fort Drum community kicks off the 2011 holiday season with a Christmas tree and Menorah lighting ceremony on December 1st beginning at 5:15 p.m. The event will be held just outside the Main Post Chapel on Po Valley Road.

 
Mountain Salute Ceremony Scheduled for November 22
11/21/2011

Media Advisory

Release Nr:  1111-08

November 21, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Mountain Salute Ceremony Scheduled for November 22

 

Fort Drum, NY - A Mountain Salute Ceremony will be held Tuesday, November 22 at 4:00 p.m. at the Magrath Sports Complex to welcome the new Deputy Commanding General for Operations, Colonel (promotable) Richard D. Clarke to the Division's Command Group.

 
Mountain Remembrance Ceremony Scheduled for November 17.
11/15/2011

Media Advisory 

Release Nr. 1110-7

November 15, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs 

 

Mountain Remembrance Ceremony Scheduled for November 17.

  

Fort Drum, NY -- A Mountain Remembrance Ceremony will be held Thursday, November 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the Main Post Chapel to honor fallen 10th Mountain Division Soldiers.
 
10th Mountain Division Soldier killed in Afghanistan
11/12/2011

Release Nr:  1111-06

November 12, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

10th Mountain Division Soldier killed in Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - A 10th Mountain Division Soldier was killed in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Friday November 11 of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device.

 

 
10th Mountain Division Soldiers Assume authority in Afghanistan
11/8/2011

Press Release

Release Nr. 1111-05

November 8, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

10th Mountain Division Soldiers Assume authority in Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - The 10th Sustainment Brigade Headquarters uncased its brigade colors November 1st.
 
Fort Drum Veterans Day Observance Planned
11/7/2011

Media Advisory

Release Nr 1111-04

November 7, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Fort Drum Veterans Day Observance Planned

 

Fort Drum, NY - The Fort Drum community will honor veterans during a Veterans Day observance ceremony at Memorial Park on November 10th at 11 a.m. The ceremony will include a wreath laying, rifle salute and the playing of taps.

 

 
Garrison Command Sergeant Major Change of Responsibility Ceremony
11/4/2011

Media Advisory

Release Nr: 1111-03

November 4, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

Garrison Command Sergeant Major Change of Responsibility Ceremony

 

Fort Drum, NY - The U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Drum will be conducting a Change of Responsibility Ceremony Tuesday, November 8 at 10 a.m. at the Magrath Sports Complex. Command Sergeant Major John F. McNeirney will relinquish responsibilities to Command Sergeant Major Mark H. Oldroyd.

 
10th Mountain Division Soldier killed in Afghanistan
11/3/2011

Press Release

Release Nr:  1111-02

November 3, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs

 

10th Mountain Division Soldier killed in Afghanistan

 

Fort Drum, NY - A 10th Mountain Division Soldier was killed in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Sunday October 30 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

 



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Telephone
315-772-7267
 
 
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Public Affairs Office
10012 S. Riva Ridge Loop
Fort Drum, New York
13602-5028
 
 
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