20 May 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

House panel OKs $234.7m in Fort Drum projects
A congressional committee Wednesday approved $234.7 million in construction projects for Fort Drum, rubber-stamping the Obama administration's annual budget request and adding a project requested by Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh.

Owens proposes joint training center in Northeast

Fort Drum could become to a regional military training center for the Northeast, if a measure proposed by Rep. William L. Owens becomes law.

Home >Fort Carson soldier cited for preventing a suicide

Spc. Albert Godding receives Meritorious Service Medal for preventing a buddy's suicide in Iraq while assigned to 10th Mountain Division.

Zeroing in to fix Afghan marksmanship
The United States Army Marksmanship Unit, in conjunction with Soldiers from 10th Mountain Division out of Fort Drum, N.Y., and U.S. Army contractor MPRI, are working to improve marksmanship on all levels, from basic trainees to NCOs and officers attending combat training.

Fort Drum Soldiers Reflect on Deployment
Before leaving for a year in Afghanistan, soldiers from the First Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division from Fort Drum, N.Y., reflected on their fears about deploying.

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