30 December 2009

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

To Keep Home Fires Burning, Grab That Boa
Lily Burana teaches burlesque classes intended for military wives at Fort Drum.

Troopers PBA Donates Stuffed Animals To Upstate Army Base
The New York State Troopers PBA, through its benefit fund, donated more than 1,000 stuffed monkeys to the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum on Dec. 22.

Upstate psychiatrists give war-weary at Fort Drum a chance to talk, tools to cope
Focus on six SUNY Upstate Medical Center psychiatrists who come to fort rum on a weekly basis to help soldiers with the stress of combat.

New York soldiers get late Christmas present, reuniting with families after year tour in Afghanistan
More than 300 soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division's 3rd Brigade arrived home to emotional reunions with their families at Fort Drum early Saturday morning.

Press Release- 3rd Brigade Welcome Home Ceremony Dec. 31

FORT DRUM, NY -- A welcome home ceremony for 3rd Brigade Combat Team
Soldiers is scheduled for 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31 at Magrath Gym

The flight will consist of 268 personnel who are returning after a
12-month deployment to Afghanistan.

Media interested in covering the ceremony must R.S.V.P. to the Fort Drum
public affairs office not later than 12 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30 by
calling Lt. Col. Paul Swiergosz at 315-778-5759. R.S.V.P. is required so
that we can provide updates to the ceremony time as needed.

Please check out the Fort Drum homepage and our Twitter page to track/be
notified of changes in the ceremony time.

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