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

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FDRLO Announces Brian E. Ashley as new Executive Director

FDRLO Announces Brian E. Ashley as new Executive Director

WATERTOWN, NY November 9, 2016– The Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization announced today that Brian E. Ashley will serve as its Executive Director, effective January 2, 2017.   He will succeed Carl A. McLaughlin, who served as Executive Director for more than 12 years and who retired at the end of August. 

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Fort Drum and the North Country

Fort Drum and the North Country

General grateful for support given to Drum

PUBLISHED: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016 AT 12:30 AM
My wife, Tracy, and I want you to know how much we appreciate all you have done over the past 15 years for our soldiers and our families.

During my tenure here as commanding general, with a large portion of the division deployed, with so much in our Army changing, the north country’s support remained steadfast. From a readiness standpoint, soldiers always perform better when they know they are appreciated and their loved ones are cared for. As a father and husband, my appreciation comes from a much deeper place.

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Problem-solving

Problem-solving

When people talk together, most of what appeas to be problems have a way of shrinking to manageable size or of vanishing altogether.

SMA William O. Wooldridge
in "Top EM Meet at Pentagon," The Pentagon News
1 December 1966

 

 

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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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