Medina OH Project—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

One of Ohio's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument honoring the families of servicemen and women killed in the line of duty is now a reality.  Mickey Kennedy served as Honorary Board Member and Project Financial Secretary, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation.

Volunteers for the Medina OH Gold Star Family Monument include:

Jeff Klaas, Cisco Co. Engineer
Honorary Board Member
Public Relations

Jeff Milam
Businessman/Scout Leader
Sargeant at Arms

Edward Wiklinski
Construction Advisor

John W. Harkness

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

This memorial monument was dedicated November 2016.