30 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

Fort Drum Families and Soldiers Receive Disaster Relief Kits.

Kits help military families prepare

Soldiers of the signal intelligence platoon from Bravo Company, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Support the Fight

10th Mountain division soldier, 1st Lt. Samuel "Sam" Kiesill be honored today during a homecoming weekend ceremony at his alma mater, Brunswick School.

Afghan National Army: Taking the lead as trainers, educators after receiving training from the soldiers of Triple Deuce, 10th Mountain Division.

29 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

If you are in the area, stop by to support the 10th Mountain 4th BCT at their Deployment ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 30, at Fort Polk; public invited

The Michigan State University ROTC fitness centerhas been named in honor of 10th Mountain soldier 1st LT Adam Malson. He was assigned to 4/31 Inf and was killed in action in February 2005 while saving a woman from a burning car.

Fort Polk's 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade hosts a change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. on 1st MEB Field. The
brigade's top NCO, Command Sgt. Maj. Arthur R. Vanwyngarden, relinquishes responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Edward E. Russell.

28 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

ROTC cadets observe training at Fort Drum
2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment conducted a live fire as well at the event.

Alpha Company, 1-87 among those visited by ISAF CSM at FOB Kunduz

After graduating from training led by 2-22 Infantry Afghan National Army: Taking the lead as trainers, educators

Colonel Willard Burleson of 1-71 Cav does phone interview with WWNYTV

27 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

Help the 10th Mountain's 1st BCT in their effort to focus on Winning Their Hearts and Minds as they collect school supplies for Afghan children.

CNN News salute from 10th Mountain soldierMaj Cornelius Pope.

Resulst from the 14th annual Adirondack Marathon in Schroon Lake where several Ft Drum soldiers participated.

Triple Deuce (The 10th Mountain's 2/22 Inf) gives us Lessons in COIN from an Army Specialist

Mother of Fallen 10th Mountain soldier, Corporal J. Adan "Adam" Garcia Attend Reception at Bush Home

Members od 3/6 Field Artillary help Protect FOB Kunduz In Afghanistan.

Raynham park dedicated to fallen Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti.

24 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

Ft Drum receives funding to enclose walkways at Warrior Transition Units.

Brigade's kits to benefit Afghan children's education
1st BCT collecting items that soldiers can give to Afghan schools.

Ft Drum community completes 3rd Annual Suicide Awareness Walk at Memorial Park Thursday.

Flags to be flown at half-staff in NY for soldier killed in Afghanistan in honor of Corporal Joshua Harton.

Congress extended a temporary policy that allows service members to roll over additional unused leave.

Soldiers and Boy Scouts Weekend at Black River Drive-In Theatre allows 10th Mountain soldiers to receive a 20 percent discount on concession items for soldiers Friday night.

22 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

Members of the 1st Brigade Combat Team help improve schools in Afghanistan.

As Afghan War Lengthens, Fresh Troops Deploy
4th BCT's 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment is the focus of this article

21 September 2010

Joshua A. Harton

Fort Drum, NY – A Soldier from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division was killed in Kaftar Khan, Afghanistan, September 18, from wounds sustained in a weapons attack.

Killed is Corporal Joshua A. Harton, age 23, of Bethlehem, PA.

Harton joined the Army in June 2007 and after completing training arrived at Fort Drum in December 2007. He was a cannon crewmember with the, 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery. He deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with the 1st Brigade Combat Team in April 2010. It was his first deployment.

Harton’s awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, NATO Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge and the Driver Mechanic Badge. He had completed the Field Artillery Cannon Systems Qualification Course and the Combat Lifesavers Course this year prior to deployment.

Harton is survived by his mother, father, and sister.

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10th Mountain Division News Roundup

Army Reserve Cpt Robin Wakefield begins deployment with 10th Mtn Division

HHC, 10th Mountain Division prepares for deployment to Afghanistan.

NYS and NJ Troopers treat 10th Mountain soldiers to fishing trip in Brielle.

Fort Drum welcomes two new generals.

Work to upgrade Drum gates will impede traffic.

Fort Polk chaplain leads LNG marriage retreat.

Soldier Show comes to Ft Drum Wednesday

16 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

Community welcomes home 10th Mountain soldier, Spc Joshua Evan Levine After a deployment to Afghanistan.

Salmon Run Mall designates Sunday, September 19 from 11a.m. to 6 p.m. as ‘Fort Drum Appreciation Day’.

We send them out with warm wishes and heartfelt prayers for their quick return.Afghanistan-bound 10th Mountain Soldiers Prepare to Deploy.

When the war comes homeLife for several 10th Mountain soldiers after their deployment captured in photographs.

Two Local Soldiers Honored with a Memorial Highway as community names bridge for fallen soldiers Sgt. Justin A. Scott and Staff Sgt. Nicholas R. Carnes.
Scott was a member of the 10th Mountain Division based at Fort Drum, N.Y.

Carnes was a member of the 2nd Battalion , 138th Field Artillery Regiment, Kentucky National Guard in Carrollton, Ky.

Ft Polk Special Reaction Team students set sights on shooting success.

10th Mountain Division soldier Sgt. Brandon McGuire is part of the History Channel’s program “Sniper: The Deadliest Mission.”

11 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

We hear about the 1st BSTB Helps Break Ground at Local School in Dehdadi from War on Terror News

10th Mountain soldiers among those getting New Uniforms for Soldiers Deploying to Afghanistan

Welcome Col. Noel Nicolle as Drum gets new garrison commander

Col Nicolle tells us 'THERE IS NO GREATER HONOR' during interview

Veteran recalls attack at Pentagon during Fort Polk ceremony

09 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

A Co, 2/22 helps train Afghan Army Kandaks to Deploy from Kabul with Fully Trained Mortar Teams.

Leaders remain confident in Fort Polk growth

01 September 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

Army Pfc. Brian Wolverton was honored with a granite memorial with the young soldier's name was unveiled following a ceremony led by U.S. Army and Oak Park Unified School District officials.

The United States Army Band at Fort Drum will perform a concert in the Plowe Park Gazebo, Main Street, Dolgeville, on Sunday, Sept. 12, beginning at 2 p.m.

Press Release- Fort Drum Garrison Change of Command Ceremony

Fort Drum Garrison Change of Command Ceremony

FORT DRUM, NY – U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Drum will conduct a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 9, at Sexton Field.

Colonel Noel Nicolle will assume command from Colonel Kenneth Riddle.

Col. Riddle has led the Fort Drum Garrison since April 2008. His next duty assignment will be as the leader of plans and operations (J3) for Combined Joint Task Force (CJTF)-10, 10th Mountain Division, in Regional Command-South Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom. He will deploy with the Headquarters this fall.

Col. Nicolle’s last duty assignment was Fort Sill, Oklahoma, were he served as Director of Training and Doctrine Development of the U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence.

Media interested in covering the Change of Command ceremony should be at the Media Operations Center on RT 26 no later than 9:30 a.m, Thursday, September 9.

Media with inquiries regarding this advisory should contact Kae Young, Fort Drum Media Relations Officer, 772-5463, kae.young@us.army.mil.
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