Washington, D.C. – Today, the Army announced that Major General Brian J. Mennes will be the next Senior Commander of Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division. MG Mennes is currently the Director, Force Management, in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans & Training, stationed at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. He will take command of Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division this spring, although no date has been set.
"Congratulations to Major General Brian Mennes on being named the next Senior Commander of Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. I'm excited to hear that MG Mennes is a New York native and look forward to working with him to serve North Country soldiers and their families. Climb to Glory! I would also like to thank MG Piatt for his tremendous service and leadership at Fort Drum over the last two years, and wish him and his family well in his next assignment."