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Facing more funerals, Fort Drum will change soldier memorial policy

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Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division who die in Iraq and Afghanistan will no longer receive individual memorials at Fort Drum. Army officials announced this week that the base will hold monthly memorial services to honor the sacrifice of service-men and service-women. Brian Mann spoke with Lt. Colonel Paul Fitzpatrick, who says the shift isn't tied to rising casualty rates.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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