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Cedar Park TX—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

The State of TEXAS's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument honoring the families of servicemen and women killed while serving in the Armed Forces is now a reality through the efforts of Chuck Rogers, Member, American Legion Hunter-Morris Memorial Post 911. He is the Chairman of the committee for the Cedar Park Texas Gold Star Family Memorial Monument (GSFMM) project in Cedar Park, Texas and an Honorary Board Member, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF). 

The committee for the GSFMM was comprised of American Legion Hunter-Morris Memorial Post 911 Post Commander Mary Dale (Honorary Board Member, HWWMOHF) , and Jon Jewett (Co-Chairs), American Legion Hunter-Morris Memorial Post 911 membership, Gold Star Family members, and business leaders from the Cedar Park Texas area. To learn more about donating to the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact Mary Dale at (512) 296.3291 or the Foundation at

A Gold Star Family member can be any relative: mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, adoptive or foster parents, wife, husband, child, stepchild, adopted child, brothers, sisters, half brothers or sisters, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces or nephews who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

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.

This monument was dedicated on September 23, 2017.

"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

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Hershel "Woody" Williams Medal of Honor Foundation’s of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument installed in Cedar Park, TX (time lapse)