01 February 2010

10th Mountain News Roundup

Soldier returns from Afghanistan
10th Mountain division soldier, Specialist John Newman III, will be at the Head Start Center's monthly family night on Thursday, Feb. 11 to thank them for care packages they sent while he was deployed.

US faces myriad challenges in training Afghan soldiers
10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum, N.Y., are busy showing Afghan recruits the proper way to hold their weapons, how to man a checkpoint, and the best technique for entering and searching a building at a training center in Afghanistan.

Soldier set to climb peak for fundraiser
10th Mountain division soldier Sgt. Thomas G. Bauschke will climb Mount Kilimanjaro as a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project this month while on leave after returning from Afghanistan.

U.S. makes small strides in getting Afghan army fighting fit, but hurdles remain
Washington Post article which mentions 10th Mountain division soldiers.

1st BCT Commander Talks About Preparing to Deploy to Afghanistan
WWNY TV interview with 1st BCT commander about pending deployment

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