Officials to dedicate ‘Chief Warrant Officer-2 Jarett M. Yoder Highway' July 18

Sen. Judy Schwank, members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, local emergency responders, family, and other public officials will hold a dedication ceremony at 10 a.m., Friday, July 18, to officially name a stretch of Route 662 in Ruscombmanor Township, Berks County, as the “Chief Warrant Officer-2 Jarett M. Yoder Highway.”

The community’s work and the senator’s legislative efforts brought this tribute. The governor signed House Bill 925 into law in November.

Yoder, a 26-year-old graduate of Oley Valley High School, died April 2013 in Afghanistan when his Apache helicopter crashed in Nangarhar Province.

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The chief warrant officer was married to Heather Garay-Yoder and was the son of Diane and Gary Yoder.

The stretch of Route 662 to be named the “Chief Warrant Officer-2 Jarett M. Yoder Highway” is in Ruscombmanor Township, between Fleetwood Borough and Oley Township.

From Sen. Judy Schwank’s office