16 February 2010

Press Release- Soldiers now getting critical air traffic control training on Fort Drum

Fort Drum, NY - Media is invited to cover the first wave of Soldiers
training at Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sac Army Airfield new Air Traffic Control
Simulator. The simulator re-creates a wide range of real-life situations for
air traffic controllers, providing critical training and experience for
combat operations.

Training Soldiers and simulator subject matter experts will be on hand for

Media interested in participating in the demonstration should be at the
Media Ops Center on Route 26 no later than 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 18.
Due to limited space please RSVP no later than Wednesday, February 17 by 4

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

1st BCT to embark on historic, unique mission
The 1st Brigade Combat Team is headed to Afghanistan as part of President Obama's call for a surge in troops. Officials are calling it not only a historic mission, but a unique one as well.

Soldier couple prepares to deploy together
10th Mountain Division soldiers, CW2 Eddie Hutchinson and Cpt. Laura Hutchinson, focus of story on couple being deployed to Afghanistan.

Army Spc. Christopher Regland of the 10th Mountain Division attends commissioning ceremony and gives first salute to brother who is in USMC.
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