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Senator Schumer: Support the People of Ft. Drum

New York Senator Charles Schumer visited Fort Drum last Friday and kept his message simple: the people of Fort Drum need our support. David Sommerstein was on hand for Schumer's visit and has this report.
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Right: Soldiers stand alongside Kiowa Warrior and Blackhawk attack helicopters as they await the arrival of Senator Charles Schumer at Fort Drum. The 10th Mountain Division would use these helicopters as a part of any offensive overseas in the U.S. war on terrorism.




Left: Senator Schumer greets Chief Warrant Officer Jim Brundle.



Right: Flight commanders give Senator Schumer a tour of the high-tech helicopters.

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Senator Schumer chats with soldiers and families of the 10th Mountain Division
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Sara Wickenhagen and her son, Aaron. Captain Devon Wickhagen expects to deploy to a peacekeeping mission in Kosovo this fall.