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Complete audio: Defense Secretary Gates talks with troops at Fort Drum

Ft. Drum soldiers who'll be headed to Iraq later this fall got the chance to talk face-to-face with the head of the Pentagon yesterday. Two hundred soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division attended a town hall-style meeting convened by Defense Secretary Robert Gates yesterday at the post.  Go to full article

Fort Drum Prepares for New Balkan Peacekeeping Deployment

This fall more than 2000 men and women will go to peacekeeping missions in Bosnia and Kosovo in the Balkans. That means right now the base is at its peak of activity as troops get ready to deploy, physically, mentally and socially. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Sen. Clinton Tours Ft. Drum

As the Bush Administration considers restructuring the military, Senator Clinton says she'll go to bat for Fort Drum. She toured the army base in Jefferson county Wednesday afternoon. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Concerns at Fort Drum's Mountain Fest

Celebrating Mountain Fest at Fort Drum...Amidst the celebration though, there's concern over rumors of base closures with the military reshuffling.  Go to full article

McHugh Speculates on Base Closings

Congressman John McHugh says he expects another round of military base closings to start in the next couple of years... and he thinks Fort Drum may be vulnerable. As Brian Mann reports, McHugh says shuttering Fort Drum would be a disaster for Watertown.  Go to full article

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