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.
Take a look at these and other upcoming events!
Ice rink opens
The ice skating rink at the Fort Drum Remington Park & Recreational Lodging has opened for the season! Check their Facebook page for daily operating hours. A limited amount of ice skates are available for rent in Lloyd’s Landing Lodge. Don a pair of skates, wear a mask, practice social distancing and have some fun!
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Fort Drum Groomed Trails Map is available for download by clicking HERE.
Current: 26°F, Partly cloudy, Northwest wind at 6 mph, wind chill 20°F.
Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers before 10 PM. Cloudy, with a low around 5°F. Wind chill values as low as -5°F. Calm wind becoming North 5 to 7 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13°F. Wind chill values as low as -5°F. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers after 10 PM. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2°F. Wind chill values as low as -15°F. Northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9°F. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Buffalo NY, Jefferson-Lewis- 547 AM EST Wed Jan 27 2021 for Thursday through Tuesday; Bitterly cold wind chills are expected Thursday night through Friday night. Wind chills could be as cold as 25 below zero at times.
Main Post: AMBER as of 27 JAN 21 3:46 PM
Training Areas: RED as of 27 JAN 21 3:46 PM
For more information, click HERE.
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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Child care facility closes
Chapel Drive Child Development Center will be closed from Jan. 27 through Feb. 5 and will reopen on Feb. 8. The staff is taking precautionary measures and the facility is temporarily closing due to a child testing positive for COVID-19.
Army Public Health Nursing (APHN) will begin contact tracing, and any Soldier, family member or staff member directly affected will be notified.
FMWR Administrative Office reopens
The Fort Drum Family and MWR Administrative Office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Clearing takes place on Tuesday and Thursday.
Officials share facility update
Fort Drum Automotive Skills Center is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, by appointment only; call (315) 772-7902.
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.
Visit https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory for more information.