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Spring Lake NC—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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All donations made from this link will be designated for the Spring Lake NC 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 Spring Lake NC.

Proposed site location:

Ruth and Main Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390

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

Lorie Southerland (Project Chairman) and Spencer Sikder 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 a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

Honorary Board Members
Lorie Southerland
Spencer Sikder
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Committee Members
Dan Dederick, Lt. Col. Ret. USMC
Norm Coltrane, USMC Ret.

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.