Civilian employees seek leave donations

The following Appropriated Fund Employees have been accepted in the Leave Recipient Program:

Kerri Crauder, Karlee Cromwell, Shelly Gonzalez, Benjamin Grass, Ann Hooley, Tracey Jones, Elizabeth Keen, Patricia Kendall, Catherine Lehnert, Dusnee Mathison, Kathleen Mongillo, Susan Ruiz, Dorothy Sampson, Rebecca Seery, and Colleen Shear, all of MEDDAC; Wendy Newell, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Daniel Race, Directorate of Public Works; Ann M. Gibson, G8; and Daryl Harris, 10th Mountain Division.

Appropriated Fund Employees who wish to donate annual leave should complete an OPM 630A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program, and forward it to the Directorate of Resource Management civilian pay technician for processing.

For more information, call (315) 772-6489.

Officials seek estate claims

Anyone having claims against or debts owed to the estate of Staff Sgt. Thomas Johnson, 563nd Military Police Company, may contact 2nd Lt. Jacob Pilkins, summary court martial officer, at (315) 774-4747 or

Anyone having claims against or debts owed to the estate of Staff Sgt. Kevin Rivera, formerly of 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, before being transferred to Soldier Recovery Unit, may contact Dr. (Maj.) James Kim, summary court martial officer, at (315) 772-2964.

Anyone having claims against or debts owed to the estate of Staff Sgt. Brandon L. Needy, 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, may contact Chief Warrant Officer 2 Travis Dingus, summary court martial officer, at (423) 292-4100.

Anyone having claims against or debts owed to the estate of Spc. Sika M. Tapueluelu, 2ndBattalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, may contact 1stLt. Colton Wallace, summary court martial officer, at (910) 554-9215 or

Anyone having claims against or debts owed to the estate of Staff Sgt. Angel G. Green, 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, may contact 1st Lt. Ronald Reighard, summary court martial officer, at(717) 598-6562 or email

All correspondence will be forwarded to the appropriate legal representatives of the estates.

Safety Office will offer winter driving, snow blower training courses

The Fort Drum Command Safety Office staff will conduct courses in winter driving as well as snow blower operation for Soldiers, family members and Department of the Army civilians. Both courses will be offered in Bldg. 20621, Munns Corner Road.

  • The Winter Driving Course will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26, Nov. 9 and 23, Dec. 7 and 14, Jan. 4 and 18, Feb. 8 and 15, and March 1 and 15, as well as from 5 to 6 p.m. Nov. 9, Dec. 7, Jan. 4, Feb. 8, and March 1.
  • The Snow Thrower Operation Course will meet from 3:15 to 4 p.m. Oct. 26, Nov. 9 and 23, Dec. 7 and 14, Jan. 4 and 18, Feb. 8 and 15, and March 1 and 15, as well as from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Nov. 9, Dec. 7, Jan. 4, Feb. 8, and March 1.

Class size is limited to 12 students.

Note: Unit / organization master drivers can contact the Safety Office for course materials.

For more information or to register for courses, contact the Command Safety Office at (315) 772-3022 or 772-0310.

Jefferson Community College will host open house Nov. 5

Jefferson Community College (JCC) will hold an open house from 8:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5. This is an opportunity for prospective students to experience the culture and learning environment at JCC first-hand and get answers to questions about attending Jefferson. Check-in and registration will take place in the Commons, Jules Center (Bldg. 6).

Highlights of the open house include a facts and figures campus tour, a look inside a suite in East Hall (the college’s on-campus residence hall), and The College Experience – a fair held in the McVean Gymnasium where faculty and representatives of student support services, campus life and residence life are available to talk with prospective students.

Optional workshops for attendees who are ready to apply for admission or explore career interests and college majors or take a closer look at a suite in the residence hall will be held at 1 p.m. Workshops include:

* Complete Your Application – Financial Aid, Admissions, and Opportunity Programs

* Career Direction Connection – For students who are undecided about a major

* East Hall Mini Tour – Check out a suite inside East Hall

In additional, JCC will hold virtual open houses on Monday, Oct. 25, and Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m. via Zoom.

To attend a JCC open house, register online at

For more information, call JCC Enrollment Services at (315) 786-2437.

Museum closes to prepare new location

The 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum Museum is closed in preparation to reopen in its new location. Watch for additional information!

COVID-19 vaccine available for TRICARE beneficiaries 12 or older

All active-duty service members and TRICARE beneficiaries ages 12 or older are eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine through the MEDDAC. This includes TRICARE beneficiaries with off-post providers such as those with U.S. Family Health Plan – Martin’s Point, retirees who receive their care off post, and those with TRICARE Select.

To schedule your appointment, visit the DHA Appointing Portal website at

- Click on “DHA Appointing Portal (DAP)”

- Select “New York” – “Fort Drum” – “Guthrie Ambulatory Healthcare Clinic.”

- Read through the information page and select “Next,” and select Initial Dose.

- Dates in blue contain available appointments. Select your desired date and time.

- Complete the form and select “Submit Request.”

If you are unable to use the DHA Appointing Portal, you can book your appointment by calling the appointment line during regular business hours at (315) 772-2778. However, beneficiaries are encouraged to use the DHA Appointing Portal if possible.

Report security issues to Fort Drum tip line

Fort Drum’s Directorate of Emergency Services encourages everyone to contribute to community security by reporting suspicious behavior or activities to (315) 774-8477 (TIPS).

Callers to the anonymous tip line should report odd behaviors and activities, such as people measuring or asking for blueprints of important buildings; strangers asking about security protocols; a briefcase, suitcase, backpack or package left behind; vehicles left unattended in front of buildings; and chemical smells or fumes coming from a residence or business. The effort is part of iWatch Army, an antiterrorism program.

Civilian employees have right to representation

Weingarten Notice

Right to Representation During Investigatory Interviews

In accordance with the requirements of 5 USC 7114(a)(3), this is to advise bargaining unit employees that:

An exclusive representative of an appropriate bargaining unit in an agency shall be given the opportunity to be represented at any examination of an employee in the bargaining unit by a representative of the agency in connection with an investigation if (a) the employee reasonably believes that the examination may result in disciplinary action against the employee and (b) the employee requests representation.

Please call the labor relations specialist in the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) or your union at the appropriate number listed below if you have any questions.

•Labor Relations Specialist: (315) 772-5023

•AFGE Local 400: (315) 772-3039

•NAGE Local R2-61: (315) 772-3306

•IAFF Local F-105: (315) 772-5114

•NAGE Local R2-63: (617) 376-7208

AA group meets on post

Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in Guthrie Clinic, Patient Care Wing, Patient Service Center conference room. For more information, call (315) 772-0035.



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Fort Drum
Reel Time Theater

Closed until further notice.
For more information,
call (315) 773-0065. 


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Fort Drum Dining Facility Schedule

Fort Drum dining facilities are open as follows:

Oct. 25-28

* 1st Brigade Combat Team (B/L/D/GNG)
* 2nd Brigade Combat Team (B/L/D/GNG)
* 10th Combat Aviation Brigade (B/L/D/GNG)
* 10th Sustainment Brigade (B/L/D/GNG)

Oct. 29

* 1st Brigade Combat Team (B/L/GNG)
* 2nd Brigade Combat Team (B/L/D/GNG)
* 10th Combat Aviation Brigade (B/L/GNG)
* 10th Sustainment Brigade (B/L/D/GNG)

Oct. 30-31

* 1st Brigade Combat Team (Closed)
* 2nd Brigade Combat Team (B/L/D/GNG)
* 10th Combat Aviation Brigade (Closed)
* 10th Sustainment Brigade (B/S)

Meal Hours:

Breakfast - 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Lunch - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dinner - 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Brunch - 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Supper - 5 to 6:30 p.m.