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Duncansville Bridge Dedicated for Vietnam Veteran


October 27, 2022

A bridge located on Charger Highway was recently dedicated to Cpl. Ralph L Hammel (shown).

"People are going to drive by and see the sign and they're going to remember that this bridge is dedicated to an awesome brother and patriot to this country," said Gail Regets, sister of Ralph Hammel, for whom the bridge near their childhood home is being renamed.

The bridge, located on Charger Highway, near the Frankstown branch of the Juniata River will now be known as Corporal Ralph Hammel Memorial Bridge. The dedication took place on Sept. 28, 2022.

Ralph's grandnephew Shane Kennedy read about a bridge dedication and mentioned to his grandmother, Ralph's other sister Carol Hammel, that...

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