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High winds, tent topple iconic Fort Drum statue

This photo released by the Fort Drum Public Affairs off shows a statue that has become the iconic symbol of the Army's 10th Mountain Division is out of commission after being topped by high winds. Officials at Fort Drum in northern New York say a tent set up for a Veterans Day ceremony Thursday was dislodged by high winds late Wednesday night and slammed into the 18-foot-tall Military Mountaineers Monument, knocking it off its base.
This photo released by the Fort Drum Public Affairs off shows a statue that has become the iconic symbol of the Army's 10th Mountain Division is out of commission after being topped by high winds. Officials at Fort Drum in northern New York say a tent set up for a Veterans Day ceremony Thursday was dislodged by high winds late Wednesday night and slammed into the 18-foot-tall Military Mountaineers Monument, knocking it off its base.
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FORT DRUM — A statue that has become the iconic symbol of the Army's 10th Mountain Division is out of commission after being topped by high winds. Officials at Fort Drum in northern New York say a tent set up for a Veterans Day ceremony Thursday was dislodged by high winds late Wednesday night and slammed into the 18-foot-tall Military Mountaineers Monument, knocking it off its base. The 1,800-pound sculpture known as the "Climb To ...

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