Councilman David Marks announced there will be a dedication ceremony for the bridge at White Marsh Boulevard/Belair Road in honor of Sergeant Eric M. Houck and Staff Sergeant Christopher O. Moudry.
The ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. at 8200 Belair Road, in the parking lot of American Freight Furniture and Mattress that overlooks the bridge. Participants must wear masks and observe social distancing.
Sergeant Houck was killed on June 10, 2017 when he and two other soldiers were attacked in the Peka Valley of the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan. A graduate of Perry Hall High School, he was 25 at the time. He had married his high school sweetheart and had two children.
Staff Sergeant Moudry and three other soldiers were killed on October 4, 2006 in Taji, Iraq. A graduate of Perry Hall High School, he was an accomplished athlete and member of Boy Scout Troop 746. He was 31 at the time and is survived by two children.
The bridge dedication was approved by the Maryland State Roads Commission.
“Our office was honored to work on this dedication along with the Perry Hall Improvement Association,” Marks said about the dedication.