09 April 2010

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

DoD tries to counter IED surge
With the number of improvised explosive attacks doubling in the past year, the Pentagon team in charge of rooting out the bombs is racing to assemble its response.

Lt. Gen. Michael Oates, the former commander of the 10th Mountain Division who was brought in three months ago to focus on the surge in Afghanistan, believes the numbers will come down.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0410/35562.html#ixzz0kctccMUc

Press Release- Fish & Wildlife Management Town Hall Meeting on April 29

Fort Drum, NY - If you fish, hunt, trap, bird watch, or are simply interested in wildlife, Fort Drum’s Fish & Wildlife Management Program is hosting a Town Hall Meeting at 6 p.m. at the Multi Purpose Auditorium, where anyone—including the general public—can learn more about these activities as well as other fish and wildlife activities occurring on the installation.

Representatives from Fort Drum’s Fish and Wildlife Management Program will be on hand to present information about current and future programs as well as answer questions from the audience. A presentation will begin at 6 p.m. followed by discussion.

Fort Drum has a staff of natural resources professionals to ensure sound environmental management on the installation to benefit the military mission as well as surrounding communities. Fort Drum provides one of the largest tracts of land in the northeastern United States available to the general public for recreational use.

Information about the Fish & Wildlife Management Program and recreational opportunities on Fort Drum is available at www.drum.army.mil/garrison/pw/FishAndWild.html.

For more information contact the Fish & Wildlife Management Program at 772-9636 or 772-4999.
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