• 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.

  • The Fort Drum community congratulates the Class of 2020!

    The Fort Drum community congratulates the Class of 2020!

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Event Flyers

Take a look ahead at these upcoming events!

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Abandoned vehicles to go on auction on post

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For more information, click HERE.

Installation Status

Weather Outlook:

 

Current: Partly Cloudy, 62°F, Northeast wind at 12 mph, humidity 61%.

 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 37°F. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 57°F. North wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon.

 

Friday Night: Patchy frost after 1 AM. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33°F. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

 

Saturday: Areas of frost before 9 AM. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 54°F. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Buffalo NY 455 AM EDT Thu Sep 17 2020 Friday through Wednesday. Below freezing temperatures and widespread frost is possible late Friday night through Saturday morning and again late Saturday night through Sunday morning.

 

Road Conditions:

Main Post: GREEN as of 17 Sept. 20  4:22 PM

 

Training Areas: GREEN as of 17 Sept. 20  4:22 PM
 

For more information, click HERE.


Fire Danger Rating:


Week of 14 to 20 Sep 20: MODERATE

For more information, click HERE.

 

Heat Category: 0

 

Wet Bulb Temp: 63°F

For more information, click HERE.

 

COVID-19 Update

As of July 20, 2020.

Gate Access

Cerjan and Gas Alley Access Control Points are open.

Mount Belvedere Access Control Point is open 24/7 to DoD ID card holders only.

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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Pentagon official commends Fort Drum team for earning installation excellence award

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Fort Drum first responders, community members commemorate 9/11 anniversary

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DFAS shares information on Social Security tax deferral

Social Media

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Announcements 

Parents face new requirements
to prevent spread of COVID-19

This school year looks very different from years past. It’s important to take precautions to help mitigate the 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.

 

Officials announce expanded use
of physical fitness facilities

Fort Drum officials have announced that expanded use of physical fitness facilities on post will take effect this month.

DoD ID card holders, family members (17 or older), retirees and contractors may use the following fitness facilities:

Atkins Functional Fitness Facility – Effective Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Maximum capacity: 60.

Monti Physical Fitness Center – Effective Sept. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Maximum capacity: 125.

Service members may access these facilities:

Atkins Functional Fitness Facility – 6 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Maximum capacity: 60.

Magrath Sports Complex – 6 to 10 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Maximum capacity: 150.

Magrath Pool (315) 772-9673 – 6 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday by reservation only.

Monti Physical Fitness Center – 6 to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Sundays. Maximum capacity: 125.

For more information about requirements for use, visit our COVID-19 page.

 

Commons reopens for lunch, events 

Buster’s Brew Pub in the Commons is now open for lunch service with a limited menu from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Commons will operate at 50-percent capacity, with social distancing. Face coverings are required upon entry.

The club also is open for meetings and catering events under the same rules.

 

Fitness classes resume on post 

Are you ready to get moving? Fitness classes are back! Classes are open to all active-duty service members and DoD ID card holders older than 17.

Cost is $5 per class, six classes for $25, monthly classes $35, or 12 classes for $50. Payment method is credit card only. Participants must pay for classes at least 24 hours in advance.

For the monthly fitness class schedule, visit https://drum.armymwr.com/happenings/fitness-classes-are-back.

 

Officials announce Fort Drum now operating under General Order 1E, update restricted travel areas

Army officials have announced that Fort Drum is operating under General Order 1E. To read the general order in its entirety, click HERE.

All Fort Drum Soldiers are limited to 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 July 23, 2020), which now includes (but is not limited to) Albany, Erie, Monroe, Oneida and Onondaga counties in New York; New York City; all of Long Island; Washington, D.C.; and the states of Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. 

For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.

 

State unveils travel advisory update

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.