Maryland's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument honoring the families of servicemen and women killed while serving in the military is now a reality.
Chase Savage (USMC, Iraq War, Purple Heart), Gold Star Mother Janice Chance and Dennis Brant (VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/SPONSORSHIP, Positive-Strides) are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument Project, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation.
November 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm
Dedication ceremony for Maryland gold star families memorial monument
A Gold Star family is a wife, husband, mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, parent through adoption, foster parents who stand or stood in loco parentis, children, stepchildren, children through adoption, brothers, sisters, half brothers, half sisters, aunts, uncles, grandchildren and grandparents of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States that sacrificed their life for our way of life and the American flag under which they served. The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.
"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMC- Florida