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1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

Gray Eagle drone company unveiled at Fort Drum

New drones will be making their way into the north country's skies, as a company flying MQ-1C Gray Eagle aircraft formally marked its launch.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

North County Public Radio

NY-21: Doheny endorsement of Stefanik improves GOP chances

Elise Stefanik continued her campaign for Congress this weekend with stops at the Seaway Festival parade in Ogdensburg and the annual steak roast in Newcomb.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McHugh, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Newcomb, NY, Watertown, NY, US Military, US Army

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Gray Eagle drone company unveiled at Fort Drum

New drones will be making their way into the north country's skies, as a company flying MQ-1C Gray Eagle aircraft formally marked its launch.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Drum, NY

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

St. Lawrence County Legislators say eliminating 16,000 jobs at Fort Drum would devastate the county and North Country at large.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

National Guard soldiers test skills during annual training at Fort Drum

It's a long road of training ahead for the New York Army National Guard's 27th Brigade Combat Team, but a week of work at the post's range is seen by unit leaders as an opportunity to bring their soldiers and skills together.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, Camp Grayling

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ark Valley News

Former POW honored with Quilt of Valor

Staff Sgt. Patrick Miller and his sister-in-law Ashly Elliott show the Quilt of Valor Miller received.

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Related Topix: Valley Center, KS, US Military, US Army, Wichita State University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Local soldier surprises his children at SUNY Potsdam basketball camp

The last day of the 44th annual Potsdam Bears Basketball Camp was a memorable experience for all who attended, but not for the reasons you'd expect.

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Related Topix: SUNY College at Potsdam, US Military, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, Family, Kids, Tupper Lake, NY, Cape Vincent, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Common Dreams

Upstate Drone Action: Another Hancock Anti-Drone Protester Convicted of a Misdemeanor

July 16 - Jack Gilroy of Binghamton, NY was convicted after a two-day jury trial in DeWitt Town Court of charges stemming from his arrest during a nonviolent protest at Hancock Air National Guard Base on April 28, 2013.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, US Military, US Air Force, US Army

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Post-Standard

Fort Drum welcomes home from Afghanistan 300 soldiers with 3rd Brigade Combat Team

About 300 soldiers from the Army's 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum returned home safely this afternoon after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Fort Drum soldier writes about a oeUnashameda days of coming out and...

Ever since Fort Drum soldier Sgt. Janell J. Emerson-Farina began writing short stories as a youngster, her tales have raised eyebrows.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, US National Guard, Fort Huachuca

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Ad featuring Fort Drum soldiera s homecoming nominated for Emmy

The ad, starring Lt. Chuck Nadd of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, was shot as he and his girlfriend Shannon Cantwell were welcomed with a surprise parade in Lt.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Air Force investigator says a perfect storma led to drone crash in Lake Ontario

A combination of bad navigational software and timing led to the November crash of the MQ-9 Reaper drone crash into Lake Ontario, the Air Force colonel who investigated the crash said.

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Related Topix: US Military, March Air Reserve Base, US Air Force, Ontario, NY, US Army, Fort Drum, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Empire State Development chief briefed on new Army cut study, potential Fort Drum effects

Members of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization briefed Kenneth Adams, Empire State Development president, CEO and commissioner, on Wednesday about the Army's latest study on potential soldier reductions at Fort Drum.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Bluhm presented Purple Heart

In a formal ceremony at the Niagara Falls Veterans Memorial in Hyde Park Monday, U.S. Army Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Niagara Falls, NY, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Brian Higgins, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Watertown Salvation Army welcomes two new officers

The pair, who replaced Lts. Zeb and Summer Hough after their transfer last month to Niagara Falls, began their duties a week and a half ago.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Niagara Falls, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Army issues 'worst-case' cuts scenarios

Army bases and surrounding communities across the country would lose up to 80 percent of their military and civilian workforces if maximum cuts in both budget and force size go into effect at the end of the decade, according to worst-case scenario projections.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Knox, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, Fort Campbell, US News

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Jefferson County schools would be affected by large scale military cuts

The worst-case scenario study that outlined the effects of an 85 percent cut in Army personnel at Fort Drum would mean up to a 60 percent reduction in the number of students at area public schools and a 37 percent cut to enrollment at Jefferson Community College, Watertown, local officials say.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, Watertown, NY, Education Etc., Carthage, NY, Jefferson County, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Schumer says Fort Drum is not seriously considered for child refugee site

The prospect of hundreds of refugee children being placed at Fort Drum seems unlikely, according to U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, Prison, Fort Sill, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Army issues 'worst-case' scenarios for reductions

Army bases and surrounding communities across the country would lose up to 80 percent of their military and civilian workforces if maximum cuts in both budget and force size go into effect at the end of the decade, according to worst-case scenario projections.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, Fort Knox, Fort Sam Houston, US News

Watertown Daily Times

Fort Drum panel clears soldier of murder, other charges in connection to childa s death

A court-martial panel has found a soldier on post not guilty of murder and other charges in connection with the death of his stepson in December 2012.

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