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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Coast Guard makes special delivery to help communities


February 8, 2023

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

The 12-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Pike unloaded a shipment of donated items for BRAVE at the Reliance float on Jan. 31. The vessel transported 66 boxes from Petersburg to Wrangell.

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Pike went on a BRAVE mission last Wednesday.

Though the vessel is often engaged in patrolling the waters around Wrangell and Petersburg and performing search and rescue operations, the crew took a few hours to help the neighboring communities in another way: Package delivery.

Donated items from Petersburg were transported by the Pike and her crew to the Reliance float in Wrangell. The 66 boxes contained bedding, adult and children's clothing, accessories and all manner of other donated items. Building Respect and Valuing Everyone (BRAVE) volunteers will sell the ite...

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