03 April 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

Marketing push urged for NNY
DRUM COUNTRY: Civic, military leaders want to entice soldiers' families to stay

FORT DRUM — Jefferson County and the Army must better market the advantages of living in the north county so that military families opt to stay in the region when soldiers deploy, civic and military leaders said Thursday at the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization meeting.

Rust's mother establishes tip line for info on death
Hoping to revive the investigation into the "wrongful death" of Sgt. Patrick S. Rust, his mother has established a tip line.

Picks & Pecks: Rio Vista ahead in Census
Welcome home to Army Staff Sgt. Christian Hughes, who is recuperating in Vacaville for a few weeks between surgeries to repair nerve damage to his legs following an Oct. 2 attack in Afghanistan. The sergeant, stationed at Fort Drum, N.Y., was awarded a Purple Heart and, now, a pick as well.

Military Law Workshop at Suny Canton April 6
The SUNY Canton Legal Studies Department will be holding a special workshop on the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

Representatives from the Fort Drum Judge Advocate General's Office will be on campus for a Military Law Workshop at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, in the Miller Campus Center. They will be joining Legal Studies faculty members to discuss the military aspects of divorce and representation of clients before the Veteran's Administration, among other topics.
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