12 January 2010

10th Mountain News Roundup

1st BCT Soldiers Begin Deploying to Support Troop Surge in Afghanistan
The 10th Mountain Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team began deploying Soldiers to Afghanistan Jan. 9 with the departure of nearly 130 Soldiers of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment from Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.

Schumer, Owens hear Fort Drum needs
At a joint appearance today, U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer and Rep. William L. Owens pledged to work together to support the Army post, including by trying to restore some of the approximately $30 million in funding Fort Drum is expected to lose for fiscal year 2010.

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