American Flags and Pennsylvania Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, April 22nd at the Capitol Complex and in Berks County in honor of US Army Chief Warrant Officer Jarett Yoder.
According to the office of the governor:
Chief Warrant Officer Yoder was killed when his AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan. Yoder joined the military in 2005 and served with the 1-104th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion serving in Afghanistan since August 2012. He first served in Company C, 1st Battalion 111th Infantry, as an infantryman and was deployed in 2008 to Iraq with Company C and the rest of the 56th Stryker Brigade. He began his military aviation career in 2010, serving as an aviation life support equipment officer and Apache pilot.