A Soldier keeps an eye out for the enemy during training at Fort Drum.
Soldiers conduct sling load training.
Teens will make time capsules in honor of leap year. Bring items you want to include in your capsule. There will be sheets to fill out with predictions for your future self. Seal your capsule, and open it in the next leap year, 2024, to see if your predictions came true! Information: (315) 772-9099.
BOSS Center, Bldg. 10650.
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers will host an American Red Cross blood drive. This event is open to DoD ID card holders 18 or older. For an appointment, visit the American Red Cross website or call 1-800-Red-Cross. Walk-ins are welcome as space allows. Information: (315) 772-7807.
Depart Outdoor Recreation at 7:30 a.m.
Join Outdoor Rec for a ski trip to Greek Peak. Ski and snowboard equipment is available for rent at Outdoor Rec. Cost: $65 for ages 7 and older, $20 for ages 6 and younger. Transportation and lift ticket are included. Registration closes March 13. Information: (315) 772-5169 / 8222 or visit drum.armymwr.com.
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Current Weather: Overcast, 3 F, Southeast 10 mph. Wind chill is -12 F.
Today: A slight chance of snow showers between 8am and 9am. Sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -10. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday night: A chance of snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Main Post: AMBER as of 15 Feb 20 at 6:27 AM
Training Areas: RED as of 15 Feb 20 at 6:27 AM
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Change in hours now in effect
at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield Gate
New hours are in effect for Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield Gate.
The gate is closed from 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. It also is closed on weekends and federal holidays.
Those wishing to access the airfield during those times will need to use Bomporto Bridge from the main cantonment area.