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AmeriCU Celebrates 10th Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert

AmeriCU Celebrates 10th Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert

FORT DRUM, NY – SEPTEMBER 14, 2022: AmeriCU’s Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert celebrated its tenth year as part of FMWR’s Mountainfest. The event, which was free and open to the public, was held on August 31. 

The annual concert is held in thanks and support of the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division, their families, and the Fort Drum community for their valiant service to our country. This year’s event featured multi-platinum hit makers Justin Moore and special guest Lauren Alaina, two of country music’s brightest stars. 

“It has been an honor to put on this show for the past 10 years, and we are very grateful to FMWR for the opportunity to host this special concert as our way of showing our appreciation for our soldiers,” said Ron Belle, President and CEO of AmeriCU. “This year’s concert would not be possible without our sponsors and the generous contributions they made to not only the event, but to the Armed Forces and Fort Drum community as well. 

AmeriCU would like to thank the following sponsors for their support: FMWR, Carthage Area Hospital, Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes, Martin’s Point, the USO, Waite Toyota, Kinney Drugs, CUNA Mutual Group, Waite Motorsports, Suttmeier Law Firm, PLLC, Ox Industries, Wahl Media, Lamar Advertising, Community Broadcasters, and NBC Watertown.

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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

As a credit union, AmeriCU is a not-for-profit financial institution owned by our members. Serving nine counties in Central and Northern New York, AmeriCU provides you with all the products and services you need – often with low or no fees, and better rates. The organization has been serving the local community for over 70 years and, in that time, has grown to more than 157,000 members, 20 locations, and $2.5 billion in assets. AmeriCU is located in Central New York and is among the State’s largest, full-service financial cooperatives. For more information, visit

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