Soldiers raise the flag in front of Hays Hall at the start of another day at Fort Drum.
Soldiers of 10th Mountain Division conduct repairs to maintain readiness in the midst of COVID-19.
COVID-19 has even affected how we enter buildings on Fort Drum.
Medical professionals at Fort Drum conduct health screenings to keep the workforce safe.
Soldiers experience haircuts with social distancing at the Main Exchange Barber Shop.
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Fort Drum Groomed Trails Map is available for download by clicking HERE.
Current: 30°F, Northwest wind at 7 mph, wind chill 23°F.
Today: A chance of snow showers, mainly between 1-5 PM. Cloudy, with a high near 31°F. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1 AM. Cloudy, with a low around 10°F. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13°F. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 2°F. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Main Post: AMBER as of 22 JAN 21 8:45 AM
Training Areas: RED as of 22 JAN 21 8:45 AM
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As of Jan. 4, 2021.
Cerjan and Gas Alley Access Control Points are open.
Mount Belvedere Access Control Point is open 24/7 to all authorized ID card holders, including valid local access badges and passes.
Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield Gate is open to all patrons with valid ID cards and passes (no Trusted Traveler) from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays; closed on days of no scheduled activities (DONSAs), weekends, and holidays. When WSAAF Gate is closed, ID card / pass holders should enter through Gas Alley Gate and cross over Route 26 via Nash Boulevard to Bomporto Bridge. Sponsors / visitors with an exception to policy should report to the Visitor Control Center at Cerjan Gate before attempting to use WSAAF Gate.
The Trusted Traveler Program is suspended.
For more information, see our COVID-19 page.
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FMWR Administrative Office closes
The Fort Drum Family and MWR Administrative Office will be closed through Jan. 26, due to potential exposure to COVID-19. The facility will reopen Jan. 27. Anyone clearing should report to Parent Central Services, 2nd Floor in Clark Hall. Officials apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please contact Fort Drum Public Health at (315) 772-6604 with any questions relating to the potential COVID-19 exposure.
Officials share facility updates
School Age Center and Youth Center have reopened.
Fort Drum Automotive Skills Center will be closed until Jan. 26 due to potential COVID-19 exposure.
Monti Physical Fitness Facility has reopened for service members. Normal operating hours are now in effect: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Magrath Sports Complex will remain closed, with plans to reopen Jan. 21.
Atkins Functional Fitness Facility hours are 6 to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday for service members only, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday for service members and DoD ID cardholders.
Pine Plains Bowling Center hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday (BOSS Bowling from 6 to 8 p.m. for single Soldiers only); 4 to 8 p.m. Friday; 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Commander issues General Order 1F, revised local travel area map
The 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum commander has issued General Order 1F for all individuals subject to military orders and stationed, assigned and/or attached to Fort Drum, and U.S. government civilian employees as indicated. To read the general order, click HERE.
Soldiers are limited to travel within the local travel area, defined as New York state and its five contiguous states (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont) excluding the areas listed in Appendix A (updated Nov. 13, 2020), which can be found HERE.
For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.
New state traveler policy in effect
State guidelines allow travelers to New York to “test out” of the mandatory 10-day quarantine for asymptomatic individuals. Travelers from states that are contiguous with New York will continue to be exempt from the advisory.
For additional information, visit https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory.