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Olathe KS—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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The Committee for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) located in Olathe, KS is excited to announce they will be recognizing and honoring Gold Star Families with a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at the Veterans Memorial Park in Olathe.

Groundbreaking occurred on November 11, 2016

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

Gold Star Families-Groundbreaking-Veterans Day 2016

To learn more about the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact GSFMM Committee Chairman Gerald Hay (e-mail or call (913) 715.0736, Honorary Board Member, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation. 

Mr. Hay will be working on the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument with the American Legion, and the City of Olathe, as well as community leaders and citizens.

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

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, 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.

Groundbreaking Ceremony

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