01 July 2010

10th mountain Division News Roundup

Secretary of Army McHugh to attend Fort Drum fete
FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Secretary of the Army John McHugh will be at Fort Drum to help the northern New York military post celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 10th Mountain Division's reactivation.

McHugh, an ex-congressman whose former district includes Fort Drum, will take part in Thursday's festivities featuring a 56-gun salute.

Salute to SPC. Miscevich Berlin
CNN salute from Leesa Kassler to her daughter Specialist Miscevich Berlin, who is with the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division.

New Military Support Group Created in WNY
Catherine Chapman of Amherst and Christina Ball of Royalton are two proud mothers. Chapman has two sons serving overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan and Christina's son Jeffrey Ball just completed a tour of duty in Iraq, and in now based at Fort Drum.
The mothers have now teamed up to create a new chapter of The Blue Star Mothers of America in the Buffalo Niagara Region.

From Facebook

1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
We get profiles of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Rodrigues Ester and Pfc. Shawn Jenkins from the 1st BCT.

2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
We get video clips and pictures of the welcome home ceremonies for several units from 2nd BCT.

3-71 Cavalry Regiment
3-71 Cavalry Regiment reminds us of mountainfest.

10th Sustainment Brigade 'Muleskinners'
We have a photo of Major General James Terry, the 10th Mountain Division (LI) Commander presenting the Army Comendation Medal to Sgt. Eric Steinman a military policeman with 511th Military Police Company at the Salute to the Nation ceremony on July 1 for winning the Division NCO of the Year Competition.

1-87 IN/1BCT/10MTN DIV
We get several pictures and video clips from 1-87 IN today.

2nd BN 22nd INF
Triple Deuce sends us some pictures and video clips from Afghanistan on their page.
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