near Watertown, New York, Fort Drum is home to
Headquarters and Headquarter Company, 10th Mountain
Division (Light infantry), 1st and 2d Brigades, 10 th
Aviation Brigade and Division Support Command.
Fort Drum is named after Lt. Gen. Hugh A. Drum who commanded the First Army during World War II. During and after the Korean Conflict a number of units were stationed and trained here to take advantage of the terrain and climate.
The post was designated Fort Drum in 1974 and a permanent garrison was assigned.
phone numbers: Commercial (315)772-6011 or
address: Fort drum, NY 13602-5000
11,138active duty; 8,882 family members; 2,142
officer family units; 2,660 enlisted family units; 113
unaccompanied personnel units (315)772-8665
lodging: 112-room inn (315)773-7777
Community Service: (315)772-6557 or
Care: Two centers for 367, three-month
wait; 37 approved home (315)772-8675
care: Three clinics. Appointments
(315)772-2778; benefits/Tricare (315)772-5111
Drum has a large size commissary - (315)772-5294,
a medium size exchange, a mall, and 4 shoppettes
(315)773-0061. Recreation at Fort Drum includes arts
and crafts, bowling, library, auto hobby, theater, gym,
tennis, swimming, outdoor activities, camping, and