Petersburg Pilot -

By Dan Rudy 

National Guard closing down Wrangell armory


WRANGELL – Troops were in town recently, decommissioning Wrangell’s National Guard armory on Bennett Street.

Lt. Colonel Candis Olmstead of the state Army National Guard Public Affairs Office confirmed last week five soldiers from the 38th Troop Command, 297th Regional Support Group and Joint Forces Headquarters were in Wrangell on April 24 and 25. Additionally, on May 2 personnel from the Guard’s facilities and maintenance office were in town.

Their purpose entailed the collection of materiel and disposing of unnecessary furniture and items. Once that work is completed, Olmstead ex...

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