13 January 2011

10th Mountain Division News Roundup

The Fallen

Ethan Hardin, Polk soldier, posthumously promoted


Therapy pool for injured soldiers opens today

Two Veterans Reflect on Operation Desert Storm
On Jan. 16/17, 1991, American forces launched air and missile attacks on Iraqi and Kuwaiti targets, signifying the beginning of Operation Desert Storm. To commemorate the 20th anniversary, I spoke with veterans Frank Molinario (U.S. Air Force) and Joseph Chapman (U.S. Army), about their reflections on the war. Molinario served as a loadmaster on C-141B aircraft (airman) during Operation Desert Storm and is now a human resources generalist in Hobart, N.Y. Chapman was a wrecker specialist and quick reaction team leader (private second class) and continues to serve as an Army staff sergeant at Fort Drum, N.Y.

SU treating soldiers, families to basketball game

News: Gor Tepa, RC-North leaders visit coalition forces
While constructing a combat outpost along the main road that runs throughout the region, soldiers from the U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division were visited by the deputy commander of International Security Assistance Force Regional Command North, U.S. Army Col. Sean P. Mulholland Jan. 9.

Mid-York Weekly
RSVP of Madison County is making plans to adopt a platoon this year and there are 3500 soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division 3rd Combat Brigade at Fort Drum who will deploy to Afghanistan in March. Link-ups will begin this month and donations of items to be distributed, such as toiletries, knitted hats, candies and other goodies, would be appreciated. An informational meeting on the project will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17 at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Ag Center, Eaton Street, Morrisville. For more information or to register for the meeting, call RSVP at 684-3001.

News: Coalition Works to Extend Southern Afghanistan Gains

News: Equipping a Force – ANBP Receive Vehicles


Uso-Fort Drum-Karen Clark has a multitude of pictures for us.

10th Combat Aviation Brigade also has a multitude of pictures for us.

Fort Drum Boss has pictures from the ongoing renovation.

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