The Command Safety Office
The Command Safety Office serves as a member of the commanding general’s special staff to manage the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum Safety Program. Its purpose is to provide technical guidance, assistance and consultation regarding safety and occupational health requirements to ensure a safe and healthful environment; and also to integrate composite risk management into all operations and establish and implement proactive, accident-prevention initiatives to preserve human and materiel resources and enhance combat readiness.
Directorate of Emergency Services
This agency is responsible for conducting law enforcement, force protection, fire prevention and protection, and physical security operations for the installation. Their objective is to provide the community with a safe and secure place to live and work. The 911 Communications Center is responsible for dispatching police, fire and emergency medical personnel.
Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR)
FMWR support and sustain readiness by providing quality recreation, community and Family programs that meet or exceed customer expectations. These programs and facilities are designed and maintained for Soldier and Family support, recreational opportunities, fitness and well-being.
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 these facilities. Please call 315-772-5370 with questions or for additional details regarding what FMWR has available for you.
Non-government groups and clubs that wish to operate on Fort Drum must be authorized by the garrison commander and registered with the Directorate of FMWR. There are many clubs and charitable organizations active on Fort Drum. Visit www.drummwr.com for a complete list.
Directorate of Human Resources (DHR)
The DHR executes individual, Family and community support services and programs. The directorate coordinates, recommends and provides authoritative analysis, advice and services, enabling commanders to provide leadership in executing their military and civilian personnel management responsibilities. In addition, the directorate maintains readiness of individuals, Families and communities by developing, coordinating and delivering education and social service programs that promote self-reliance, resiliency and stability during war and peace. Divisions within DHR include the Administrative Services Division (ASD), Army Continuing Education Services, Army Career Alumni Program, Army Substance Abuse Program, Workforce Development and the Military Personnel Services Division.
Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)
The Fort Drum ASAP is at Building 10250, 4th Armored Division Drive. ASAP programs include:
Biochemical Testing — Provides drug testing to deter Soldiers and certain categories of DA civilians from using and abusing drugs.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) — Assists civilian employees to identify and resolve personal problems that may affect their job performance and career. This is a free counseling and referral service.
Prevention Coordinators — Provide substance abuse awareness and prevention training resources for military, Family members and DA civilians, as well as promote National Substance Abuse Awareness Campaigns.
Risk Reduction Program — Commander’s tool designed to identify and reduce Soldiers’ high-risk behaviors.
Suicide Prevention Program — Provides resources for suicide intervention and prevention skills.
** FOR IMMEDIATE CONCERN ** The Army Suicide Prevention Office is not a crisis center and does not provide counseling services. If you are feeling distressed or hopeless, thinking about death or wanting to die, or if you are concerned about someone who may be suicidal, please contact the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255).
(Appointment Line) 315-772-3301
ASAP Program Manager 315-772-5447
ASAP Clinical Director 315-772-3301
Drug Test Coordinator,
Drug Testing Coordinator 315-772-8802/4636/3855
Prevention Branch Supervisor 315-772-6704
EAP Coordinator 315-772-2597/9018
Program Manager 315-772-9018
Program Coordinator 315-772-6705/2371
Prevention Coordinators 315-772-6706/3331
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed weekends and holidays.
Administrative Services Division (ASD)
The ASD is a division within the DHR that supports the installation with records management, publications and forms management, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) programs, official mail management and postal operations. We are here to provide training and assistance with record keeping, records storage and destruction, publications accounts, forms orders and issue, local printing requests, unit mail clerk training and certifications, postal operations, FOIA request processing and privacy matters.
The main ASD offices are located on South Post in Building 465A, Oswego Avenue, and include the chief of ASD, the records manager, the publications manager, the FOIA officer and the postal officer. We are available 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Official Mail and Distribution Center (OMDC) is in Clark Hall, Building 10720, Mount Belvedere Boulevard, and the customer service hours are 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; however, 2:30 p.m. is the cutoff time for special mail service requests.
Please call for assistance with any of your administrative needs, i.e., ARIMS, pubs and forms requests, printing and mail.
The phone numbers are as follows:
Official Mail Manager 315-772-8908
FOIA/PA Officer 315-772-5456
Publications/Forms Manager 315-772-5355
Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program (formerly ACAP)
Clark Hall, Room B2-13
10720 Mount Belvedere Blvd.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
SFL-TAP provides pre-separation and benefits counseling, job search training, and access to numerous employer and job information databases in order to assist service members with career decision-making. Fifteen SFL-TAP counselors, two financial readiness counselors, six Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) representatives and a New York State Department of Labor representative are available to provide assistance to veterans, Soldiers and Family members.
Retirees are authorized to initiate SFL-TAP services up to 24 months prior to retirement date and all others may initiate services up to 18 months prior to separation date. Required services include pre-separation counseling, the financial planning seminar, the employment workshop and the VA briefing.
SFL-TAP also hosts three two-day seminars, Accessing Higher Education, Career Technical Training, and Boots 2 Business, for those interested in pursuing education, vocational, or entrepreneurship goals, respectively. Also available are seminars to assist with completing federal employment applications, resume writing, and interviewing. Career days and quarterly career fairs are open to everyone.
For more information about Fort Drum SFL-TAP events and employment opportunities, visit www.facebook.com/DrumSFLTAP. For more information about SFL-TAP, visit www.sfl-tap.army.mil.
Plans, Analysis and Integration Office (PAI)
A garrison management and control office, PAI is responsible for gathering and analyzing data, tracking implementation of higher headquarters policies and overseeing integration of long-range plans. Functions of PAI include providing analysis and advice to the garrison commander and operating officials; executing short- and long-range planning programs to include garrison strategic plan development; orchestrating performance management, review and analysis programs; and oversight and management of the garrison’s customer feedback, outreach and partnerships, process improvement programs and the Army Communities of Excellence (ACOE) program.
Strategic Planning, Installation Planning Board, Outreach and Partnerships 315-772-0728
Customer Service, Performance Management, Demographics, ACOE and Process Improvement 315-772-8263
Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS)
DPTMS responsibilities cover a wide range of operations across Fort Drum, from the air control tower at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield to the training ranges for routine, pre- and post-deployment training, and one-time operations. The DPTMS staff prepares and coordinates operational, emergency, disaster, force protection and antiterrorism, mobilization and demobilization, and special plans, exercises, policies and directives; coordinates and directs matters pertaining to the Active Component (AC), Reserve Component (RC), and Reserve Officer Training Corps support and training functions; and administers personnel, information, security and intelligence programs. The directorate also assists with mobilizations and deployments, airfield and aviation operations, force protection and antiterrorism, and the allocation of resources. Furthermore, DPTMS members maintain the state-of-the-art Mission Command Training Center. The Security and Intelligence Division advises and assists the garrison commander in defining, coordinating, managing and executing Fort Drum’s multidiscipline security program, including Personnel, Information and Industrial Security, and Security Education Training and Awareness, supporting all units, directorates and tenant organizations.
Directorate of Public Works
The Directorate of Public Works advises the garrison commander and acts on all engineer matters for housing, maintenance, environmental issues, energy conservation, repair of real property facilities, operation and maintenance of utility systems, and construction for the installation.
Directorate of Resource Management
The Directorate of Resource Management coordinates, recommends and provides professional management on use of the installation’s resources in terms of dollars and manpower. This includes program and budget analysis, formulation, execution and control.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office
The EEO Office manages the EEO Complaint Program, Reasonable Accommodations Process, Special Emphasis, Disability and Affirmative Employment programs, as well as provides training and education, advisory, compliance and program evaluation services for the installation and all activities. It is located in Building 10180 on 4th Armored Division Drive. Important phone numbers are:
EEO Officer 315-772-6911
Program Manager 315-772-4090
Complaints Program Manager 315-772-6565
Installation Command Chaplain
The installation command chaplain provides religious support focused on Soldiers and Family members. Activities include chapel worship, centrally located Roman Catholic and Protestant religious education, counseling, Family life programs and training.
Public Affairs Office
The Public Affairs Office is the point of contact for all media organizations, command information, community relations and media relations activities for all installation, garrison, division and tenant activities. The staff maintains social media sites and produces the weekly post newspaper The Mountaineer. The office provides information and services directly to civilian organizations and individuals. Visit www.drum.army.mil/iso/Pages/PublicAffairs.aspx.
Staff Judge Advocate (SJA)
The Office of the SJA provides legal advice to commanders and staff on all legal matters and processes courts-martial, Article 15 punishments, and trials of criminal and traffic offenders before the U.S. magistrate. If you are a Soldier, Family member or retiree and need legal assistance, call 315-772-7545 to make an appointment. The Legal Assistance Office is located in Clark Hall, Room A2-68. If you need to file a claim for personal or property loss against the government or check the status of a claim, call 315-772-6584 or come by the Claims Office located in Clark Hall, Room B2-37. If you have received a ticket on post and need information about your court date, call 315-772-2922. If you are clearing post and need to clear SJA, come to the Henry V. Cumoletti Justice Center – Building T-174.