Today: Sept 27th, Gold Star Mothers Day

(9 am. – promoted by ek hornbeck)

Gold Star Mother’s Day in United States

Gold Star Mother’s Day is observed in the United States on the last Sunday of September each year. It is a day to for people to recognize and honor those who have lost a son or daughter while serving the United States Armed Forces.

Gold Star Moms Website

Gold Star families gather at the Capitol

Yesterday the 26th, short article here

Gold Star Mothers And Wives To Be Honored Sunday

Written article by Kimberely Scott WJBF News Channel 6 Can be found Here

In shadow of U.S. Capitol, families of wars’ fallen share pride, pain

WASHINGTON — Pamela Schwarz arrived at the U.S. Capitol yesterday wearing a blue T-shirt with a photo of her late son and a credential bearing a gold star hanging from her neck.

All around her, thousands wore the same gold star as reluctant members of a proud, but tragic, club…..>>>>


    • jimstaro on September 27, 2009 at 14:17

    As Of September 27 2009, Gold Star Mothers Day, There Are 96 Pages w/5 ‘Silent Honor Rolls’ Each, Number Of KIA’s Varies With Each ‘Silent Honor Roll’;
    Many have numbers in the teens and twenties
    In Honor – In Memory

    With all this purely racist rhetoric, racist posters leading already to devastating actions against many, coming for no reason but hatred and fear, I would suggest that people, on the Gold Star Mothers Day 2009, visit the News Hour site page and watch some of these “Silent Honor Rolls’ and look at the faces and names of those who have died serving this Country in our latest Wars and Occupations of Choice!

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