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Eagle River AK—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Eagle River AK monument.

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in Eagle River, Alaska.

Dedication is scheduled for October 13, 2018.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Kirk Alkire (Project Chairman) and John Wirth are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF).

To learn more about donating to the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact Kirk at or (907) 854-1985.

The National Project Manager for HWWMOHF is Mike King—e-mail adress:

To make a contribution for this particular monument, click the SUPPORT THIS PROJECT button, contact an Honorary Board Member or contact the HWWMOHF at

Committee Members

Honorary Board Members

Kirk Alkire
John Wirth

Committee Members

Maeve Nevins Lavtar
Angie Alkire
Shannon Wirth
Amanda Leathers-Cipriano
Shane Leathers
Anneliese Cooper
Nick Henley

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.

"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.

Eagle River Alaska
Reflections Lake and summit.