OUR MISSION

To protect and enhance Fort Drum's military value, sustain and leverage its economic and cultural significance to the Fort Drum region and New York State, and foster effective communication between the installation and its civilian neighbors to promote mutual support and understanding.

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$1,800,000,000

$1.8 Billion Economic Impact

6,195 Jobs

Over Six Thousand Jobs Supported by Fort Drum

Seeking: Executive Director

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Missile Defense System Likely a Long-term Project

Missile Defense System Likely a Long-term Project

In 2014 the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced that four sites would be studied for the potential location of an East Coast missile defense site.

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Building Our Capacity to Endure

Building Our Capacity to Endure

In practice, sustainability involves balancing economic, environmental, and social-cultural issues so as not to advance one area at the expense of the other two. 

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FDRLO Announces Retirement of its Executive Director Carl A. McLaughlin

FDRLO Announces Retirement of its Executive Director Carl A. McLaughlin

Watertown, NY – The Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization (FDRLO) today announced that Carl A. McLaughlin, executive director, will retire effective August 31, 2016. Mr. McLaughlin has been the organization's executive director since May 2004.

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Fort Drum, True Economic Impact Totals $1.8 Billion Supports an Additional 6,195 Jobs in the Region

Fort Drum, True Economic Impact Totals $1.8 Billion Supports an Additional 6,195 Jobs in the Region

WATERTOWN, NY, March 4, 2015 – Fort Drum’s annual economic impact statement, released earlier this month, reported that $1.3 billion was spent in the three-county region in 2014. 

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North Country Honors the Mountain

North Country Honors the Mountain

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Honor the Mountain monument at Tower Square in Thompson Park was held on Friday, July 1, 2016.

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