FORT DRUM
Watertown, NY 13603, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

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Welcome Letter

Welcome to Fort Drum and the North Country, home of the 10th Mountain Division. I honestly believe that you have been assigned to the greatest military community in the country. Thanks to the efforts of the Soldiers, DA Civilians, Family members, contractors and members of the local communities, Fort Drum

Welcome

  Garrison Mission Team Drum generates, rapidly deploys and sustains ready forces to meet national security requirements while caring for Soldiers, Families and Civilians. Garrison Vision Statement Team Drum is the Army’s installation and combat-ready force of choice for a resilient force standing watch over the nation’s security, ready to

Housing

  As you arrive at Fort Drum, no doubt a top priority is finding a place to make your home. The North Country can be a great place to live and offers Soldiers and Families several choices. Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes is your on-post housing option, offering unique amenities

Health Care

  The mission of the MEDDAC is to provide high-quality health care and leadership to maximize medical readiness of the force and improve, restore and sustain the health of our patients that is responsive to the needs of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and the Fort Drum community. The MEDDAC

Education

  Welcome to the Army Education Center at the Robert C. McEwen Education Complex. The Army Education Center provides a wide range of services to both Soldiers and Family members at Fort Drum. Co-located with the post library in Building P-4300, the center provides traditional and nontraditional educational opportunities and

Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation & More

  Fort Drum has a multitude of resources available to ID card holders and their guests. There are on-post recreational activities, eating establishments, shopping and more. All active-duty military, Reservists, National Guard, retired military and their Family members, and DOD Civilian employees are eligible to use the recreational facilities. Call

Off-Post Leisure & Travel

If you’re looking for something to do around Fort Drum, there’s no lack of activities or events. Outdoor recreation can be found on Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River, the Black River and Indian Lake. These bodies of water provide some of the best fishing, boating and sailing, canoeing, kayaking,

Fort Drum & the 10th Mountain Division

  The land on which the Fort Drum military reservation sits has been used as a military training site since 1907. In 1908, Brig. Gen. Frederick Dent Grant, son of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, was sent here with 2,000 regulars and 8,000 militiamen. He found Pine Plains to be an

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NY Army Guard aviators and artillerymen team up for joint training at Fort Drum

Story by Eric Durr and PFC Andrew Valenza on 06/15/2017 FORT DRUM It was hard to tell which was louder: the boom from the cannons or the roar of the downdraft from helicopter rotors, as New York Army National Guard artillery and aviation Soldiers teamed up for air assault artillery

Chaplains Summit for Associated Units Pilot program

Story by SPC Keegan Costello on 06/14/2017 The Army initiated the AUP program for generating Reserve Force combat power in support of Army Total Force Policy. Selected units from the Active Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard formed Associated Unit formations to train and build readiness together, enabling the

Afghan, Iraq War veteran Joseph Biehler promoted to Brig. Gen. in the New York Army National Guard

Story by Eric Durr on 05/23/2017 FORT DRUM, NY-- Webster resident Joseph Biehler, a veteran of the Iraq and Afghan wars, and Finance Senior Manager for Rochester's Harris Corporation, is now the New York Army National Guard's newest general officer. Biehler, who joined the Army National Guard as an infantry
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