President Obama visits Fort Drum, N.Y.
Photo Credit: Steve Ghiringhelli
President Barack Obama speaks to about 150 Soldiers during his first official visit to Fort Drum, N.Y., June 23, 2011. The president thanked the Soldiers, among the first to deploy to Afghanistan following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, one day after announcing a drawdown of troops from Afghanistan during a televised address to the nation. The Soldiers are assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team.
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