• Soldiers raise the flag in front of Hays Hall at the start of another day at Fort Drum.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Soldiers experience haircuts with social distancing at the Main Exchange Barber Shop.

Event Flyers

Take a look at these and other upcoming events!

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(To view a PDF with Halloween safety tips, click HERE.)

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Installation Status

Weather Outlook:

 

Current: Overcast, 43°F, Northeast wind at 9 mph, wind chill 38°F.

 

This Afternoon: Scattered showers, mainly after 4 PM. Cloudy, with a high near 43°F. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

 

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 8 PM. Cloudy, with a low around 26°F. Northeast wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

 

Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 36°F. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph.

 

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20°F. Light and variable wind.

 

Road Conditions:


Main Post: GREEN as of  29 Oct 20  2:34 PM

 

Training Areas: GREEN as of 29 Oct 20  2:34 PM

For more information, click HERE.

Fire Danger Rating:

Week of 26 Oct to 1 Nov 20: LOW

For more information, click HERE.

COVID-19 Update

As of Oct. 3, 2020.

Gate Access

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 from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays; closed on days of no scheduled activity (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.

Individuals wishing to access Fort Drum must adhere to security and medical screening requirements.

* Personnel with a valid Uniformed Services Identification Card (USID) or Federal Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Card or a Fort Drum local access badge are granted access provided they have not traveled outside the 350-mile area or to an off-limits area.

* Personnel not possessing a valid USID, Federal PIV Card or Fort Drum local access badge must have an approved sponsorship packet with an exception to policy to gain access.

* Service members who have traveled to or are coming from any location outside the 350-mile local travel area or an off-limits area, and have not quarantined for 14 days, must possess a DA-31 allowing travel outside the local travel area or an approved exception to policy to access the post.

For more information, see our COVID-19 page 

 

News

For our latest stories about Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division, click on headlines below.

For additional Fort Drum stories and community news, click HERE.

For the News Digest and Fort Drum dining facility and movie schedules, click HERE.  

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Fort Drum Soldiers participate in performance research

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Fort Drum civilian employees 'Purple Up' to support Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Fort Drum EAP staff supports Red Ribbon Week to raise
drug prevention awareness

Social Media

Stay current on what's happening in the community through our social media sites.

Announcements 

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Officials update travel restrictions
for Fort Drum personnel, issue map

Fort Drum officials have issued an updated Appendix A to General Order 1E that lists new travel guidance, as well as a new map showing the revised restricted areas.  

All Fort Drum Soldiers are limited to travel within the local travel area, which is defined as a 350-mile radius around the installation. Service members are restricted from visiting areas outlined in Appendix A (updated Oct. 1, 2020). For more information, click HERE.

Travel restrictions to New York's Albany, Monroe, Onondaga, and Oneida counties have been lifted.

Service members may drive through prohibited areas en route to a permissible area but may not visit destinations within the prohibited areas. Travel to or through Canada is not authorized.

Commanders will reference the New York State Department of Health travel advisory and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travel Health Notice, for determining unrestricted / restricted leave for all out-of-state travel.

For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.

 

Age reduced for issuance
of indefinite DoD ID cards

The Department of Defense has lowered the minimum age for issuance of an indefinite DoD ID card to spouses and other eligible dependents from 75 to 65.

 

Parents face new requirements
to prevent spread of COVID-19

If you’re a TRICARE beneficiary at Guthrie Clinic and your child is experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19, be sure to keep your child home and call the Fort Drum MEDDAC appointment line at (315) 772-2778 to speak with a triage nurse. If your child has been sent home from school with symptoms, call the appointment line to speak with a nurse.

For more details, visit www.guthrie.tricare.mil 

 

State updates travel advisory

All individuals traveling to New York from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 will be required to quarantine for 14 days.

New York’s travel advisory can be found at https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory. Check back for updates.

 

Cloth face coverings are required
in public areas on and off post

All Soldiers on Fort Drum will wear face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of social distance in public areas or places of work.

Face coverings / masks are required to enter AAFES, PX and Commissary facilities. 

Off post: Soldiers will comply with New York state face covering guidance when in public.

Face coverings must cover the nose and mouth.

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Check out the Fort Drum Food Truck!

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For more information, click HERE.