04 November 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

Sorry for the lack of recent updates, life being a pain.

Winter weather 101
SAFETY DAY: Fort Drum families bone up on snow survival strategies

Keuka College adopts Fort Drum troops in Afghanistan
Keuka College has “adopted‚“ two platoons from Fort Drum’s 10th Mountain Division.

Both platoons — the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) S-3 and the Division of Public Affairs are being deployed to Afghanistan this month.

News: 10th Mountain Division takes command of Regional Command South during transfer of authority

DEC Gives Conservationist Magazines to USO at Fort Drum

CASA begins recruiting on Fort Polk
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), are trained citizens who are appointed by a judge to represent the best interest of a child in court.
Some of these children are those for whom home placement is being determined by the court, but all of them are victims of abuse and/or neglect.
Gayle Hodnett, Executive Director of CASA of West Central Louisiana, has recently been afforded the opportunity to go into Fort Polk with her quest for volunteers.

Mobilizing the Balkh Government
Sixteen keys to vehicles were given to the Balkh Provincial Governor, Usted Mohammad Noor Atta, by Col. Bill Burleson, the Commander of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, during a ceremony in Mazar-e Sharif, Oct. 26.

Drum's natural resources chief balances needs of ecosystem, troops

Two soldiers remembered at Fort Drum

82nd's Chinn tapped for Fort Polk assignment

A Call to 'Salute A Soldier'

Syracuse Athletics, in conjunction with the 'Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) and the EBV Foundation, has launched a ‘Salute a Soldier’ campaign for the Orange football game against Louisville on November 6. As part of ‘Courage Day’, for every ticket purchased between today and November 5, the athletics department will donate a ticket to soldiers and their families to attend the game. The tickets will be distributed to Fort Drum, the 174th Fighter Wing and other local military units.

Real test of Kandahar progress may be in June

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