Forks WA—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Forks WA 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 Forks, WA.

Groundbreaking was held on June 29, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Dedication is scheduled for October 12, 2019

Site location:
Forks Transit Center
500 block of Forks Avenue
Forks, WA, 98331

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the groundbreaking and/or dedication celebrations.

Thomas and Janet Hughes are the Honorary Board /Committee 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 Tom at or (360) 640.2581 or Janet  at or (360) 640.1401

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/Committee  Member or contact the HWWMOHF at

Committee Members

Honorary Board Members

Janet Hughes
Thomas Hughes

Committee Members

Michael "Mike" Rowley
William "Bill" Plumley
Christi Baron
Mike McCracken

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those 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.