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Welcome to American Gold Star Mothers,
Inc. We're an organization of mothers who have
lost a son or daughter in the service of our
If you're a member of the public, we participate
in many memorial events around the country and
you're welcome to join us.
If you've lost your child in the service
of the country and would like the community
of others in your situation, we invite you to
join us. No one knows how you feel like
another mother who has lost a child.
If you're a member, keep up to date by checking
the members section for the latest news. There
are also some interesting historical photos
under Who We Are, Photos From the Archives.
is partnering with the Center
Study of Traumatic
Stress which will collect
data for a new 5-year study of
the impact of a U.S. service
member death on surviving family
members. The study is now in
Phase 2 and seeking more
families to participate.
MI and ME have recently passed legislation
Gold Star Family license plate.
DC has had no
action on legislation. Even Guam
has GS plate. If you live in
DC contact your local
legislator and support this
legislation. If you don't live
in DC contact your federal
legislators and urge them to
support this effort.
"Be it resolved,
that since the District of
Columbia is the only
jurisdiction in the United
States that does not offer a
Gold Star Family license plate,
it is further resolved that
American Gold Star Mothers, Inc,
supports a Gold Star Family
license plate for the District
of Columbia and this shall be
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