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St. Charles Catholic High School honors alumnus, veteran

Hymel survived a place crash during the Vietnam War but later died working in the Pentagon on September 11.

ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace honored one of its alumnus on Tuesday as it dedicated a 60-foot tall memorial tower to Lieutenant Colonel Robert Hymel.

Hymel survived a place crash during the Vietnam War but later died working in the Pentagon on September 11.

The tower also honors The Knights of Columbus as Hymel was a dedicated member of the service organization.