OUR MISSION

To protect and enhance Fort Drum's military value, sustain and leverage its economic and cultural significance to the Fort Drum region and New York State, and foster effective communication between the installation and its civilian neighbors to promote mutual support and understanding.

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$1,800,000,000

$1.8 Billion Economic Impact

6,195 Jobs

Over Six Thousand Jobs Supported by Fort Drum

Upcoming Events

"This is a Soldier 101"

The NNY-Fort Drum Chapter of the AUSA, the Army Family Team Building, and the Italian American Civic Association presents "This is a Soldier 101". To be held at the Italian American Civic Association, 192 Bellew Avenue, Watertown NY on February 27, 2017.  Two Sessions:  Morning 8:00 - 11:10 a.m. and Afternoon 1:30 - 4:40 p.m.

There are only 50 seats for each session. Contact Mike Plummer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible.

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North Country Honors the Mountain

North Country Honors the Mountain

Honor the Mountain Maintenance Fund

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News & Views

Fort Drum and the North Country

Fort Drum and the North Country

General grateful for support given to Drum

PUBLISHED: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016 AT 12:30 AM
My wife, Tracy, and I want you to know how much we appreciate all you have done over the past 15 years for our soldiers and our families.

During my tenure here as commanding general, with a large portion of the division deployed, with so much in our Army changing, the north country’s support remained steadfast. From a readiness standpoint, soldiers always perform better when they know they are appreciated and their loved ones are cared for. As a father and husband, my appreciation comes from a much deeper place.

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Accomplishing the Mission

Accomplishing the Mission

A professional...is a dynamic growing being who has learned from the past, acts in the present, but above all, he focuses on accomplishing his mission.

SMA George W. Dunaway
"Let's PULL Together," Army Digest
June 1969

 

 

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Fort Drum, True Economic Impact Totals $1.8 Billion Supports an Additional 6,195 Jobs in the Region

Fort Drum, True Economic Impact Totals $1.8 Billion Supports an Additional 6,195 Jobs in the Region

WATERTOWN, NY, March 4, 2015 – Fort Drum’s annual economic impact statement, released earlier this month, reported that $1.3 billion was spent in the three-county region in 2014. 

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Missile Defense System Likely a Long-term Project

Missile Defense System Likely a Long-term Project

In 2014 the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced that four sites would be studied for the potential location of an East Coast missile defense site.

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