24 November 2009

10th Mountain Division Daily Roundup

Obama finalizes plan to send 34,000 troops to Afghanistan
President Obama decides to send more troops to Afghanistan, BCT from Ft Drum slated to go as part of surge.

Press Release- Official welcome home and change-of-command ceremony for the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade

Release Number: 0911-07

Fort Drum Public Affairs

Official welcome home and change-of-command ceremony for the 10th Combat
Aviation Brigade

FORT DRUM, NY -- The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade will uncase its colors
and be officially welcomed home 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, at Magrath Gym

The 10th CAB will also conduct a Change-of-Command as part of the

Col. Erik C. Peterson will hand over command of the brigade to Col.
Pedro G. Almeida.

Maj. Gen. James Terry, 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum commanding
general, will give remarks during the ceremony.

Media interested in covering the ceremony should be at the Media
Operations Center on Route 26 no later than 9:30 a.m. on the day of the

Press Release- Fort Drum Web site Redesign Underway

Media Release

Release Number : 0911-08

Fort Drum Public Affairs

Fort Drum Web site Redesign Underway

FORT DRUM, NY--Fort Drum wants your input as we redesign the Fort Drum
public Web site (www.drum.army.mil), asking the Fort Drum community to
provide their opinions and suggestions through a short, online survey.

"The Fort Drum Web site exists to serve all who have an interest in Fort
Drum-Soldiers, Families, the civilian workforce, and the entire North
Country Community, whether they already work and live in the community
or are planning to move to the North Country," said Lt. Col. Paul
Swiergosz, 10th Mountain Division public affairs officer. "We want to
ensure we are serving the information needs of the community."

Those interested in taking the survey can simply go to the Fort Drum
homepage at www.drum.army.mil and click the survey link provided under
"Commander's Message."

Media with questions regarding this release can contact Fort Drum public
affairs at 315-772-7267.
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