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Who we serve

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom in the armed forces of the United States.

Our Mission Statement

To honor, recognize, and serve Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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March 30

Local Students With Ties to U.S. Marines Are Given $1,000 Scholarships

Three college students are recipients of 2020 Hershel “Woody” Williams Scholarship Foundation scholarships.

March 30

Commemorative brick sale underway for Cedar Falls' veterans park

Purchased engraved bricks will be laid at Veterans Memorial Park, home to a future Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.

March 27

Carnage on Iwo Jima remains seared into veterans’ memories 75 years after hellacious battle

The 75th anniversary of Iwo Jima is about celebrating the selfless and courageous acts of thousands of American boys sent overseas

March 25

Possible national state funeral for last WWII Medal of Honor veteran

South Dakota legislature passed House Concurrent Resolution 6016 calling for the President to hold a state funeral when the last remaining WWII Medal of Honor veteran passes.