Civilian employees seek leave donations
The following Appropriated Fund Employees have been accepted in the Leave Recipient Program:
Kerri Crauder, Karlee Cromwell, Shelly Gonzalez, Tracey Jones, Elizabeth Keen, Patricia Kendall, Catherine Lehnert; Dusnee Mathison, Kathleen Mongillo, Suzan Ruiz, Dorothy Sampson, Rebecca Seery, and Colleen Shear, all of MEDDAC; Loren Bush, Larry Farrell, Lori Fox, Travis Hodkinson and Christopher Huni, all of Directorate of Public Works; Wendy Newell, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Ann M. Gibson, G8; and Tracy Medeiros, Equal Employment Opportunity.
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. Aaron M. Clark, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, may contact the summary court martial officer, Capt. Joseph Marchand, at (315) 774-2705 or email@example.com.
Anyone having claims against or debts owed to the estate of Lt. Col. Benjamin A. Fielding, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, may contact Capt. Christopher Price, summary court martial officer, at (315) 772-7075 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All correspondence will be forwarded to the appropriate legal representatives of the estates.
Warrant Officer Recruiting Team will conduct briefings July 29
The Warrant Officer Recruiting Team will visit Fort Drum to conduct informational briefings at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. July 29 in the Training Support Center, Bldg. 1070, Lewis Avenue, classroom 123. Representatives will cover the packet process, promotion rates, the selection process, and pay. The briefings will end with a Q&A session.
Service members who wish to attend a briefing are asked to contact Sgt. 1st Class Phu Tran at email@example.com. Include the time of the briefing you would like to attend and the following information: contact phone number, GT score or general score, unit of assignment, warrant officer MOS you are interested in, and how you heard about the briefing.
Kids Bowl Free program available at Pine Plains
The Pine Plains Bowling Center staff is excited to announce that they are participating in the Kids Bowl Free program this summer. From now until Aug. 31, registered children, ages 2-17, receive two FREE GAMES of bowling each day of the program! With every visit, children have a chance to enter to win a gaming system and a golden bowling ball! Shoe rental fees still apply.
The program is available from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
To register, visit www.kidsbowlfree.com or drum.armymwr.com. For more details, call (315) 772-6601.
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 https://www.tricare.mil/dap.
- 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
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.
Send us your submissions!
If you have a news item to submit for the news digest, click here.
Reel Time Theater
Closed until further notice.
For more information,
call (315) 773-0065.
Fort Drum Dining Facility Schedule
Fort Drum dining facilities are open as follows:
* 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)
* 1st Brigade Combat Team (B/L/D/GNG))
* 2nd Brigade Combat Team (B/L/GNG)
* 10th Combat Aviation Brigade (B/L/D/GNG)
* 10th Sustainment Brigade (B/L/GNG)
July 31 to Aug. 1
* 1st Brigade Combat Team (B/S)
* 2nd Brigade Combat Team (Closed)
* 10th Combat Aviation Brigade (B/S)
* 10th Sustainment Brigade (Closed)
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.