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Salisbury Post Office dedicated to Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turner

April 2, 2019
In The News

The U.S. Post Office in Salisbury was renamed for Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turner at a ceremony that united guests in a spirit of warmth and gratifying memories.

Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turner of Nanticoke was killed in Afghanistan.

“I can’t wait to go today and I’m going to mail myself a letter at the Wardell B. Turner United States Post Office. Have the plaque ready by the time I get there,” the Rev. Cam Carte said to laughter and hearty applause from the standing-room-only audience gathered at the American Legion Post No. 64 on Friday afternoon.

Carte, Turner’s high school friend and teammate, was among the dignitaries and loved ones honoring Turner with his wife, Katherine, daughter, Shayla, and young son. Three more sons were not able to attend...