AmeriCU’s 8th annual tribute concert soldiered on, despite rain

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FORT DRUM, NY – JUNE 28, 2019: The 2019 AmeriCU Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert was held on June 20 as part of the Fort Drum Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s (FMWR) Mountainfest. The rain didn’t stop soldiers, their families, and residents of Fort Drum and Northern New York from arriving en masse for the celebration.

The annual concert is in thanks and support of the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division and their families for their valiant service to our country. This year’s event, presented by AmeriCU for the eighth straight year, featured country music duo LOCASH with opening act Parmalee.

AmeriCU would like to thank the cooperation and generosity of our co-sponsors: Carthage Area Hospital, Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes, Kinney Drugs, Lockheed Martin, Martin’s Point, the USO, Waite Toyota, Wahl Media, Community Broadcasters, Lamar Advertising, and NBC Watertown for their support of this year’s event.

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About Fort Drum 10th Mountain Division

Based at Fort Drum, NY the 10th Mountain Division is a light infantry division of the United States Army. The division is comprised of four subordinates of Brigade Combat Teams, a Combat Aviation Brigade, and a Special Troops Battalion. The 10th Mountain Division is among one of the most deployed units of the United States Army. Each year, the Division of Family, Morale, Welfare & Recreation holds the day-long Mountainfest event at Division Hill on Fort Drum as part of Fort Drum’s Independence Day celebration.

About AmeriCU

AmeriCU is a not-for-profit financial institution serving nine counties in Central and Northern New York. AmeriCU is located in central New York and is among New York State’s largest, full-service financial cooperatives. AmeriCU has a long tradition of serving the armed forces and our local communities and has had an office on Fort Drum since 1988. Now serving over 130,000 members world-wide through its 19 full-service Financial Center locations and Member Service Center. AmeriCU provides its members the right financial services to live life, dream big, and achieve financial success. For more information, visit www.MountainFest.us or www.AmeriCU.org.

 

Post Date

Jun 28th 2019