20 January 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

County distributing information on 'safe havens'
Jefferson County is launching an informational campaign on "safe havens" where parents can leave newborns they are unable or unwilling to care for. The Military Police station on Fort Drum is one of those locations.

Press Release- Official welcome home ceremony for the 3rd Brigade Combat Team

FORT DRUM, NY -- The 3rd Brigade Combat Team will uncase its colors and
officially welcome home its approximately 3,500 Soldiers 10 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 21, at Magrath Gym here.

The 3rd BCT recently completed a 12 month deployment in support of
Operation Enduring Freedom.

Col. David B. Haight, 3rd Brigade Combat Team commander, will give
remarks at the ceremony.

Media interested in covering the ceremony should be at the Media
Operations Center on Route 26 no later than 9:00 a.m. on the day of the

Staff Sgt. Cody R. Anderson

FORT DRUM, NY - A 10th Mountain Division Soldier was found dead by
Watertown police in Watertown, N.Y., Jan. 14.

The Fort Drum Soldier dead is Staff Sgt. Cody R. Anderson, 26, of
Lachine, Mich.

Staff Sgt. Anderson served as a infantryman with the 2nd Battalion, 87th
Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
(Light Infantry).

Staff Sgt. Anderson joined the Army in October 2004 and arrived to Fort
Drum in October 2008. He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom
from October 2006 to November 2007 and in support of Operation Enduring
Freedom from January to November 2009.

Staff Sgt. Anderson is survived by his mother, father and brother.

Staff Sgt. Anderson's awards and decorations include the Purple Heart,
Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct
Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq
Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Parachutist Badge.

The Watertown Police are investigating the cause of death.

News may also be found at the following pages.

My ABC50.com
Watertown daily times.com
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