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AmeriCU to host 10th Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert

AmeriCU to host 10th Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert

FORT DRUM, NY – AUGUST 18, 2022: AmeriCU’s Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert will celebrate its tenth year as part of FMWR’s Mountainfest. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held on August 31, 2022.

AmeriCU is honored to host its 10th Salute to the Troops Concert held in thanks and support of the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division, their families, and the Fort Drum community. This year’s event will feature country artists Justin Moore and Lauren Alaina. Gates open at 11AM for a day filled with food, fun and great music. Concert starts at 7PM with a firework display to follow.

Justin Moore is a multi-platinum hit maker who has built a loyal following over the past decade with traditional country sound and captivating live shows. With ten number one hits and six studio albums, two of which are PLATINUM certified, he is currently climbing the country radio charts with his current single, ‘With a Woman You Love’, from his latest album Straight Outta the Country.

Lauren Alaina first captured our hearts as the bright, bold voice on Season 10 of American Idol. Ten years into her career, she is now one of country music's most authentic voices and beloved personalities. Her first album, Wildflower, debuted at #1 on the iTunes country chart. Her third studio album, Sitting Pretty on Top of the World, is available now and her current single, ‘Getting Over Him’ is currently climbing the country singles charts.


AmeriCU would like to thank the sponsors, for whom this event would not be possible without 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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