Wall of Honor and Remembrance at KCC
FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. -- Officials from the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania National Guard Foundation (PNGF), and Pennsylvania National Guard Associations (PNGAS) dedicated the Wall of Honor and Remembrance at the installation's Keystone Conference Center October 26, 2012. The memorial wall contains a brick with the name of each Pennsylvania National Guard member killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan. The wall was made possible by the Pennsylvania National Guard Foundation with help from a generous donation from the Pennsylvania National Guard Associations. (Pennsylvania National Guard photo by Tom Cherry).
The Pennsylvania National Guard Foundation is once again offering members and friends of the Pennsylvania National Guard the opportunity to place personalized bricks at the Keystone Conference Center. Individuals who make a tax-deductible donation of $100 or more may order a brick to be placed on walls near the entrance to the KCC. Click here for more information.
Employees of Pennsylvania American Water Co. Donate to PNGF
Employees of Pennsylvania American Water Company (Hershey) raised $675 in donations to support the Pennsylvania National Guard's State Family Program. At the PNGF Board of Directors meeting on 22 October 2011, they presented a check to the Pennsylvania National Guard Foundation to support the Guardsman to Guardsman (G2G) Program.
PNGF Chairman LTC (Ret.) John Wetterau joined CPT Paolo Sica of the State Family Program Office in accepting the donation to the PNGF. "These funds will be used to help Soldiers, Airmen and Families in need, and we really appreciate the generosity of the employees of PA American Water," Wetterau said.
The G2G program is a partnership of the PNG State Family Program Office, the PNGF and PNGAS, whose chairman, TSgt Joel Mutschler joined in the check presentation.
BAE Systems Makes Generous Donation
COL (Ret.) Don Prewitt of BAE Systems Presents Check to General Craig
BAE Systems of Arlington, Virginia, has made a generous donation to the Pennsylvania National Guard Foundation to support the Pennsylvania National Guard's State Family Program and to assist Soldiers and families of the 55th HBCT as they prepare for mobilization and deployment.
COL (Ret.) Don Prewitt of BAE presented a check for $33,334 to Major General Wesley Craig, The Adjutant General, in a brief ceremony at Fort Indiantown Gap. General Craig praised the generosity of BAE and said that donation would go a long way to helping Soldiers, Airmen and Families in need.
COL Prewitt said BAE was delighted to be able to help the Pennsylvania National Guard through a donation to the Foundation. LTC (Ret.) John Wetterau, Chairman of the PNGF Board, echoed General Craig's expression of gratitude to BAE.
The gift will support the Guard's G2G grant program, which is a partnership among the PNG State Family Program Office, the Pennsylvania National Guard Associations and the PNGF.
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