Military Matters

Rule changes, more veterans can now shop on Fort Drum

Veterans who are Purple Heart recipients, Medal of Honor recipients, former prisoners of war or who have service-connected disabilities can shop at the Main Post Exchange or any of of the other Exchange shops on post.

  National nonprofit pays off layaway for Fort Drum families

  Local veterans receive blankets

  10th Mountain Division Band presents holiday concert series

  21 to buy tobacco? Not on Fort Drum

  Fort Drum honors Native American soldiers

  Flu vaccine supply delayed at Fort Drum

Continued Coverage

  Weapons with paws

  Fort Drum’s 2nd BCT remembers one of its own

  White House delays expansion of Agent Orange benefits, publication says

  Vittles for Vets

  Fort Drum soldier is first in nation to get perfect score on Army fitness test

  Here’s how you can adopt deploying Fort Drum platoons

  Fort Drum soldiers try to earn Expert Infantryman Badge

Infantry soldiers say it's a right of passage on Fort Drum. Soldiers were testing to earn a badge that they say means they are experts at their jobs.

Nominations sought for community health heroes

The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization and the North Country Health Compass Partners are looking for nominations of people who have demonstrated outstanding public service and commitment to improving health and wellness in their community.

  Morning run at Fort Drum takes on sports theme

Thursday night was the first NFL game of the season and soldiers on Fort Drum celebrated the kickoff with a Friday morning fun run.

  Watertown Y helps out military families with child care

Caring for children isn't always easy when your partner is deployed, so the Watertown YMCA is helping out.

  Military families learn about healthy cooking

Bernadette Piechette Turck, 42, of Lowville

  Vietnam Moving Wall arrives in Sackets Harbor

  Veterans Ride to Victory is next week

  More military service members took their own lives in 2018 than ever before

  Soldiers ooze through Fort Drum’s Mountain Mudder

  Fort Drum gets jump on hiring for winter jobs

Fort Drum public works wants to get a head start on hiring for the winter.

  Former soldier returns to Fort Drum, remembers fallen friend

A former Fort Drum solider who lost both legs in Afghanistan is back visiting post. He wants to make sure one of his fallen friends is being is being remembered.

  Military tribute on wheels visits Fort Drum

It's a military tribute you won't find in a museum, but rather on the road.

  Soldiers who deploy without leaving home

It’s a 9 month deployment, while never leaving home.

  97 year old firefighter responds to alarm

He's a World War II veteran and Clayton firefighter who went on very special ride a few weeks ago. Meet Charlie Solar.

  Shooting survivor, hero returns to Fort Drum

A military hero who survived a dark time in U.S. military history is coming back to the north country. We meet Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Miller.

  PTSD open house set for Thursday

River Hospital's Community Wellness program will host a PTSD open house Thursday in honor of PTSD Awareness Day.

  Fort Drum, families remember fallen soldiers

A solemn ceremony was held Wednesday on Fort Drum as the post paused to remember fallen soldiers and welcome their families.

  Fallen Fort Drum soldier receives Distinguished Service Cross

The second highest military honor has been bestowed upon a fallen Fort Drum soldier.

  Dog helps veteran cope with PTSD

An Iraq war veteran suffering from PTSD says he's found something that really helps.

  Listen! 10th Mountain Division Band in concert this summer

Three free concerts are planned on Fort Drum this summer featuring members of the 10th Mountain Division Band.

  10th Mountain Division honors its own

Fort Drum announced its "best warriors" earlier this month.

  Survey: widespread unhappiness with some military housing

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (WWNY) - Almost half of the people living in military housing on Fort Drum reported maintenance and repair issues, in a survey released Wednesday.

Old Photos Give Historians Better Picture Of Fort Drum

An 0-38 observation plane flies through the sky in a picture recently donated to the 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum Museum.