131st Transportation Company Memorial 

The Pennsylvania National Guard Foundation is collecting donations to support construction of a Fallen Heroes Memorial in honor and memory of three 131 TC Soldiers who died in Afghanistan.  The Memorial is proposed for construction at Fort Indiantown Gap.  Click here t0 see an approach view of  the  Memorial, a  back view and a seated view

 In July 2011, Sgt. Edward Koehler, 47, of Lebanon, Sgt. Brian Mowery, 49, of Halifax, and Staff Sgt. Kenneth VanGiesen, 30, of Kane, McKean County, were transporting supplies and equipment when they were killed by an IED in the same vehicle.  The 131st Transportation Company is based in Williamstown. 

 Click here for a copy of the donation form.  Checks should be made payable to “PA National Guard Foundation, Inc” with “131 TC Memorial” annotated in the notes/memo section of the check. Send your tax-deductible charitable donations to:

PNG Foundation Inc
MAJ Dana Howett
Building 7-36, FTIG
Annville, PA 17003

You can also charge your donations using PayPal  Click here:


When you use PayPal to make a donation, you should  include instructions on use of your gift for the 131 TC Memorial. Just click on “Add Special Instructions to Seller”  when you reach the PayPal checkout screen.