Articles Related to Gold Star Mothers

Chapter 704 Holds Wreaths Across America Ceremony

February 11, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 and Port Byron (N.Y.) Dana L. West High School held their 10th annual Wreaths Across America ceremony in Auburn Dec. 14. Presenting 44 wreaths, the event coincided with ceremonies…

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Chapter 944 Honors Gold Star Mothers

October 20, 2019

The Vietnam Veterans of America Utica Chapter 944 hosted a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of National Gold Star Mothers’ Day on Sept. 29 at the Gold Star Mothers’ Monument in Utica, N.Y. The short ceremony featured the…

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Chapter 944 Recognizes Gold Star Mothers

October 3, 2018

VVA Chapter 944 in Utica, N.Y., held a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of National Gold Star Mothers Day for in late September. The ceremony took place at the Gold Star Mothers monument in front of the city's…

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Chapter 67 Honors Gold Star Mothers

January 11, 2017

Delaware County, PA, Chapter 67’s Honor Guard took part in the annual Gold Star Mother’s Day ceremony on Sunday, September 25, at Arlington National Cemetery. George Brown, Jack Mitch, Mike Houlihan, Bill Pyle, and Ray…

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Gold Star Families and Chapter 731 Remembers the Lost

October 11, 2016

Chapter 731 and Gold Star Mothers and Families of Manitowoc County, WI recently gathered for a special event to remember their loved ones. There was a ceremonial reading of the names of all the sons…

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Veterans Reunion celebrates sacrifice, service

Chapter 912 Veterans Reunion Celebrates Sacrifice, Service

July 26, 2016

Veterans, family and friends of Five Star Chapter 912 in Ottawa, KS gathered at El Dorado Lake this past weekend for the 29th annual Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion. Ben Mitchell, founding president, welcomed everyone…

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Our Sons, Our Heroes by Linda Jenkin Costanzo

June 25, 2014

Gold Star Mothers are the mothers whose sons (or daughters) didn’t come home from war. Their Vietnam War stories are documented in an oral history from Linda Jenkin Constanzo, Our Sons, Our Heroes: Memories Shared…

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