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Indiana Bat
Indiana Bat

Fort Drum: Habitat for bats

Fort Drum has bats. The Army base in Jefferson County is home to nine species of the night flyers, including the endangered Indiana bat. Researchers are studying the flying mammals. Jonathan Brown has more.  Go to full article

Facing more funerals, Fort Drum will change soldier memorial policy

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.  Go to full article
Lowville Band, early 1900s
Lowville Band, early 1900s

An Imaginary Hometown Band Concert, July 4, 1913

Following the late picnic dinner with family on the Green, and before the fireworks display, the bandshell next to the memorial fills with brassmen from all around. Tunes both popular and patriotic carry all the way to the courthouse on the cooling summer air.

Concert Program:
U.S. Army Lancers Third Figure
Smiler Rag, 1907
Reed Bird
The Thousand and One Nights Waltz, Strauss
Barney Medley
Bachelors Button
Turkey in the Straw Medley, 1904
Fol-the-Rol-Lol Medley, 1906
El Capitan March, Sousa
Chinese March
Sweet Sixteen's March
American Republic March, 1900  Go to full article

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