During 2006, George Washington Masonic Lodge No. 143 shipped four care packages to separate locations in the Middle East for soldiers from Franklin and Adams counties. The recipients included Bro. and SSG James Powers Jr., serving in the 324th Military Police Company, Bro. SSG John F. Tucker, serving in the 113th Security Forces Squadron and Bro. and Sgt. Richard J. Tieman, serving in the 54th Engineer Battalion, all of George Washington Lodge No. 143; and PFC Terry Young, serving in the 549th Military Police Company. Lodge members Richard L. Hileman II, Richard L. Tieman, John F. Tucker and Gary L. Heckman Sr., Charity Committee Chairman, assisted the lodge in obtaining unit mailing addresses for these brethren.
Left-right: Bros. John F. Tucker; Gary L. Johnson, Charity Committee Photographer; Gary L. Heckman Jr., Assistant Charity Committee Chairman; Richard L. Tieman; and Richard L. Hileman II.