Fort Drum USO Team


Meet Our Staff


Cheryl Christie, Center Director

Cheryl is a graduate of Capella University with master’s in Clinical and Counseling Psychology. Her clinical experience includes work at an in-patient psychiatric hospital, consultation, and owner of a private practice. She has extensive non-profit experience working with Soldiers, Veterans and their Families. As a spouse of a retired Veteran and Mom of a son who is in the Air Force, Cheryl is devoted to supporting our military community.

cchristie@uso.org

Cell: 315-778-0850Office: 315-777-8006


Laura Wallace, Center Operations & Programs Manager

Laura has been a member of the Vermont Army National Guard for 14 years and has had one tour in Afghanistan in 2010. She has a bachelors in Business Administration and masters in Healthcare Administration. Laura is married to an Army Doctor in the Reserves and has one son named Quinn. She enjoys golf, running, traveling, and having the opportunity to support soldiers and their families by creating programs that bring us together as an Army family.

lwallace@uso.org

Cell: 315-586-3532Office: 315-774-0356


Dee Brown, Center Operations Supervisor

Dee has over 20 years of customer service experience and is currently working on her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. As a spouse of an Active Duty service member, Dee spent many years as a volunteer and has received the Outstanding Military Spouse medal, the Mary E. Walker award, the President’s Volunteer Service Award and The Order of Our Lady of Loreto award. Dee has a heart for soldiers and their families and is dedicated to serve them.

dbrown@uso.org

Cell: 315-408-4826Office: 315-777-8006


Jim Redmore, Site Manager USO Pathfinder Program

Jim is an Army Veteran that serves as the Site Manager of the USO Pathfinder Program. He has been assisting transitioning service members, their families, and Veterans since the inception of the USO Transition component. His experience in the military and as a Veteran, uniquely qualifies him to ensure the appropriate resources are aligned with the specific needs of our transitioning population.

jredmore@uso.org

Cell: 315-804-2431Office: 315-777-8050


Brian Collins, USO Pathfinder Scout

Brian is a retired Army Veteran who is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from SUNY Empire State College. As a veteran himself, he is dedicated to helping Soldiers, Veterans, and Military Spouses ensure they are prepared for life after the military while continuing to support our military community in and around Fort Drum.

bcollins@uso.org

Cell: 315-486-7073Office: 315-777-8711