New 10th Mountain Division Commander kicks off Watertown block party

New 10th Mountain Division Commander kicks off Watertown block party

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - In downtown Watertown, there was a celebration of the special bond between the north country and Fort Drum Friday. It was a military theme for this downtown block party along with plenty of fun, food, and music.

10th Mountain Division Commander Major General Brian Mennes kicked off the party with some remarks earlier in the evening.

“We’re hanging out with Watertown, celebrating the friendship between the 10th Mountain Division soldiers and the people of Watertown,” said MG Mennes, "It’s a great opportunity for our guys to come down and share in sort of a friendly brotherhood and sisterhood with the people of “Watertown.”

This is the first of three summer block parties in downtown Watertown this summer.

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