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Wagner fights to preserve Pennsylvania military facilities

Austin Shellenberger (right) and his family with General John Brosky (left) and Auditor General Jack Wagner at the Charles E. Kelly Commissary in Oakdale on July 26, 2005.

 

Austin Shellenberger
(right) and his family
with General John
Brosky (left) and
Auditor General Jack
Wagner at the Charles
E. Kelly Commissary
in Oakdale on
July 26, 2005.

Auditor General Wagner speaks at the press conference outside the commissary in Oakdale.


At right, Auditor
General Wagner
speaks at the press
conference outside
the commissary in
Oakdale.

Auditor General Jack Wagner speaks at a press conference at the Willow Grove facility on August 9, 2005.

Auditor General
Jack Wagner
speaks at a
press conference
at the Willow
Grove facility on
Aug. 9, 2005.

Auditor General Jack Wagner speaks at a press conference at the Willow Grove facility on Aug. 9, 2005.

OAKDALE
Post Exchange & Commissary
Pittsburgh, PA

Wagner letter to BRAC Commission chairman regarding Charles E. Kelly Facility commissary

Wagner letter to Major General Jessica Wright, adjutant general, Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, regarding Charles E. Kelly Facility commissary

Additional press kit contents

WILLOW GROVE
Naval Exchange
Willow Grove, PA

Wagner letter to BRAC Commission chairman regarding Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NASJRB) commissary

Wagner letter to Major General Jessica Wright, adjutant general, Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, regarding Willow Grove commissary

Proposed site of Willow Grove commissary


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Auditor General Jack Wagner Assails Plan to Close Kelly Facility; Says He Will Continue to Press for New Commissary in Western Pa.
HARRISBURG, August 24, 2005 - Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that he was dismayed by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission's decision to close the Charles E. Kelly Support Facility, but that he would continue to press for the construction of a new commissary to serve Western Pennsylvania's 170,000 active and retired military personnel and their families.

Auditor General Jack Wagner Urges Pentagon to Proceed With Building New Commissary at Willow Grove
Military grocery to help 45,000 military families in Philadelphia area stretch pensions, paychecks

HARRISBURG, August 9, 2005 - Auditor General Jack Wagner urged the Pentagon's Base Realignment and Closure 2005 (BRAC) Commission to continue plans for construction of a new commissary at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Willow Grove. Wagner in previous correspondence (June 30, 2005) also urged the BRAC Commission to keep the Willow Grove base open.

Auditor General Jack Wagner, Military Affairs Council Co-Chair
John G. Brosky Working to Save Kelly Support Facility Commissary

PITTSBURGH, July 26, 2005 - Auditor General Jack Wagner and retired Maj. Gen. John G. Brosky, co-chairman of the Military Affairs Council of Western Pennsylvania, are working together to preserve the commissary and post exchange at the Kelly Support Facility in Oakdale.