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Lafayette IN—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

One of Indiana's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument honoring the families of servicemen and women killed in the line of duty is now a reality.

Dave Shively was the Chairman of the committee for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument and Honorary Board Member, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation. The committee for the memorial was comprised of several Gold Star Families from the Lafayette, IN area.

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at monument@hwwmohf.org.

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.

This monument was dedicated on May 25, 2015

"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, USMCD - 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.


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