Pa. House honors Chief Warrant Officer Jarett Yoder, fallen soldier from Berks County

Posted: 5:34 PM EDT Oct 21, 2013   Updated: 6:46 PM EDT Oct 21, 2013
HARRISBURG, Pa. -

A local hero is being honored in Harrisburg.

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives adopted a resolution Monday, honoring Chief Warrant Officer Jarett Yoder, of Brecknock Twp., Berks Co.

Yoder was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in April. Many of Yoder's family members, including Yoder's widow and his parents, were at the state capitol to watch the resolution pass.