Coast Guard promotes formation of Wrangell auxiliary detachment
July 22, 2021
Liz Buness is working to reestablish a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary detachment in Wrangell, and she received some help last week when a retired vice admiral, a division commander and Alaska district chief of staff were in town to meet with community members, answer questions and promote the idea.
Wrangell has been without an auxiliary for about 25 years. While working to change that, Buness was sworn in as a member by the visiting dignitaries in a ceremony July 14 in Wrangell.
“The Coast Guard, especially in Alaska, has radio stations up around the coast,” said David Larkin, commander of...