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Wall dedicated in memorial to Ben Bitner

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
The MSG Benjamin F. Bitner Memorial Wall was unveiled Monday at noon in the Greencastle VFW. Bitner was killed in Afghanistan April 23, 2011. Pictured are Rep. Todd Rock, Bitner's parents, Roger and Bev Bitner, and his son Rogue, 9. He is also survived by his wife April and son Gunnar.

The Greencastle-Antrim community paid tribute to veterans and to soldiers who have given their lives with a parade, memorial service and a special dedication during Memorial Day 2012. The Master Sgt. Benjamin F. Bitner Memorial Wall was unveiled at the VFW. Bitner was killed in Afghanistan April 23, 2011. Rep. Todd Rock was joined by Bitner's parents, Roger and Bev Bitner, and his son Rogue, 9. He is also survived by his wife April and son Gunnar.