FORT DRUM Missing Fort Drum soldier Spc. Thomas C. Rainey was found safe by military police Tuesday afternoon, according to a release on the Jefferson County Sheriffs Departments Facebook page.
A deputy said Tuesday afternoon that he was found on post in his vehicle by a military police patrol.
The public was first made aware of his disappearance by the department yesterday. Prior to his discovery, he had last been seen at some point during the day on July 21. His family in Michigan reported him missing on July 25.
According to the posts public affairs office, Spc. Rainey is an infantryman in the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. He has been on post since November 2008.