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Honoring the Fallen
1Lt. Gerald N. Brennan
Lt. Commander Patrick Jude Murphy
Spc. 4 Craig Ray Schoenbaum
A. Matthew Schuh , USMC
Cpl. John Ways
P.F.C.Thomas Moore Wilson, USMC WWII
General Wallace K. Wittwer
Mount America Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that serves Veterans, Active Duty and National Guard/Reserve Service Members, First Responders, their families, and the families of those who paid the ultimate price. Through our efforts and partnerships with other organizations, we develop and provide programs that help reconcile the physical and emotional effects of combat to foster hope, understanding, and success.
Leveraging the values and discipline of military service, the Mount America Foundation develops young people as American citizens of character. Our programs and partnerships create challenges to develop teamwork and leadership skills creating experiences that teach respect, responsibility and good citizenship.
The Mount America foundation serves as the hub of a network of organizations helping Veterans, Servicemembers, First Responders, and their families build a better future for themselves and the Nation.
Prayer for a Soldier
W.E. Taylor Div. U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps. laying wreaths at Mount America. Taps was played by a Purple Heart recipient, Vietnam.
Many thanks to Wreaths Across America!
CWO5 Ron Carpenter and VietNam Veteran Charles (Hap) Hazard.
James (Jim) Woolsey former head of the Central Intelligence Agency with William Wheatley & George Turak
placing a bronze plaque at Mount America to honor the service and sacrifice of the CIA.
Michelle & George Turak with Rob O'Neill at the Gala of Courage November 2019
Mount America 2020 Honoree Sam Elliott
U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps
Mount America 2019 Honoree, Gold Star father Charlie Strange, receiving the flag signed by all veterans.
Pictured with him are George Turak, Purple Heart recipient, Admiral Joseph Hare and Lt. Colonel Jon Peterson.
The first ringing of the Sailor's Cross on Memorial Day 2019 at Mount America by Gold Star father, Charlie Strange and Patrick Mudge, a close friend of his son, Michael Strange.
Unveiling of the Gold Star Mothers bronze plaque at Pocono Raceway
Gold Star Mother Trudy Corma with George Turak.
Commandant of the Army War College, MG Bill Rapp with George & Michelle Turak
at the dedication of the Soldier's Crosses at the Memorial Garden, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Left to right Sergeant Major Army War College, George Turak, Michelle Turak, Peggy Vosseler William Vosseler,
Robert Hanrahan, Jean Gaherity, Peg Marchi, MG Randall Marchi and Commandant of the Army War College, MG Bill Rapp.
Presentation of a Sailor's Cross to the Commandant of Navy Special Warfare Group 10 by Frank & Dottie Giordano and George Turak
Mount America 2018 Honoree Wounded Warriors of Pennsylvania
Judith Young awarding George Turak the Gold Star Mothers' Distinguished Service Medal - 2018
Presentation of a Soldier's Cross to the Gold Star Families in memory of those lost in the Beirut bombing to be placed at Quantico.
Mount America 2017 Honoree Soldiers Strong
Mount America 2016 Honoree Frank Giordano generously donates tickets to the military, veterans and first responders for the Philly Pops Christmas Concert.
Left to right Admiral Garry White (Ret.), Frank Giordano, Purple Heart Veteran George Turak and MG Steve Hasham (Ret.).
Mount America 2015 Honoree, Star McKinley, who founded Suiting Warriors in memory of her cousin Jimmy. She now provides professional attire to transitioning service members, veterans, and their spouses on the path to a new career.
Presentation of the Gold Star Mothers bronze plaque by Purple Heart VietNam veterans, Andrew Chernak and David A. Christian
The Clemens family at the dedication of Mount America with David A Christian and the Turaks
George Turak being filmed for his Soldier's Story for the National Museum of the U.S. Army.
Charlie Zahm performing "Prayer for a Soldier".
Mount America 2013 Honoree Captain David A. Christian (Retired), one of the most decorated veterans of the Vietnam War with friend, Kasia Gil.
Mount America 2012 Honoree Emily Sosangelis.