Summary by Ground NewsThe bridge, which is on Route 119 and crosses over the Mahoning Creek, is now the A1C Robert P. Pape Memorial Bridge. Airman First Class (A1C) Pape was a lifelong resident of Punxsutawney, born Feb. 25, 1949. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force on Nov. 13, 1968 and was later stationed at the Da Nang Air Force Base in south Vietnam.Pape was there when the base was attacked on Sept. 2, 1970, and lost his life during this attack.
Published 3 months ago · Punxsutawney, United States
Punxsutawney bridge dedicated to Air Force veteran Robert Pape
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Mahoning Valley VFW Post 2076 hosted a bridge dedication ceremony to honor Robert Pape, inviting his family and government officials to the VFW on Veterans Day for the occasion.
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