Pitsenbarger project nearing completion

Staff reports

PIQUA — Crews from Piqua Steel and the Edwin F. Nickol Company worked at Pitsenbarger Park on Tuesday morning, installing a granite pedestal for the bronze statue of Piqua native William H. Pitsenbarger, that will be dedicated at the site at 10 a.m. on November 14.

Pitsenbarger, was a 21-year-old U.S. Air Force para-rescue medic who died in the line of duty while serving in Vietnam, on April 11, 1966. His actions earned Pitsenbarger the Medal of Honor.102015rk_pitsenbarger