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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$1,185,191,930

$1.1 Billion Economic Impact

6,297 Jobs

Over Six Thousand Jobs Supported by Fort Drum

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FORT DRUM 2016 ECONOMIC IMPACT BOOSTS JOB NUMBERS IN LOCAL REGION

WATERTOWN, NY -   Fort Drum recently released its annual economic impact statement which reported that direct spending in the three-county region amounted to $ 1,185,191,930 - a decrease of 3 % over 2015.  “ We want to share that the total economic impact of Fort Drum including indirect spending results is a much higher number! “said Brian Ashley, Executive Director of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization.

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The Army and the Nation

The Army and the Nation

We serve our nation - our people - for the devotion, faith and trust we place in our free, democratic system of government...Everyone in our nation must understand why young men and women serve in our armed forces and why they put up with the hardships of Army life and are willing to lay their lives on the line to protect the greatest nation ever created and known to mankind.

-SMA Glen E. Morrell
"What Soldiering Is All About,"
ARMY, October 1986

 

 

 

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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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Building Our Capacity to Endure

Building Our Capacity to Endure

In practice, sustainability involves balancing economic, environmental, and social-cultural issues so as not to advance one area at the expense of the other two. 

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25 Top Employers for Jefferson, Lewis & St Lawrence Counties

Tri-County Indirect & Induced Job Impact by Industry Sector in 2016