In the News

March 15, 2017
  Remembering Their Sacrifice: Memorial Day at the D-Day Memorial
The Roanoker
March 9, 2017
  C of O to Host Dedication for Gold Star Family Memorial
Hometown Daily News
March 8, 2017
  Students hear from Medal of Honor recipient
Mountain News WYMT
March 2, 2017
  Gold Star Family Memorial Monument Gets Lawmakers Approval
NWA Homepage
February 25, 2017
  Medal of Honor recipient: It belongs to those who didn’t get to come home
February 23, 2017
  Last living Iwo Jima Medal of Honor recipient shares his story
February 20, 2017
  Sullivan County to vote on donation for Gold Star Families memorial
February 17, 2017
  Iwo Jima World War Two Reunion is Underway
Texoma's Homepage
February 11, 2017
  Manchester Gold Star Family Keeps the Spark Alive for Memorial
Union Leader
February 3, 2017
  Monument honoring military families could be placed on AR State Capitol grounds
January 31, 2017
  Three Honored for Work on Gold Star Monument
Herald Dispatch
January 25, 2017
  Iwo Jima heroes, WWII veterans to gather at reunion
Times Record News
January 11, 2017
  Camp Shelby breaks ground on Gold Star Memorial
January 8, 2017
  Ceremony set at site of monument to Gold Star families
The Daily Progress
December 28, 2016
  Albany Gold Star Families Memorial fundraiser February 11, 2017
November 30, 2016
  93-year-old World War II hero: Here's why the '9/11 law' is all wrong for our military
Fox News
November 21, 2016
  Gold Star Families Monument project breaks ground
November 21, 2016
  $50K needed for Kingsport's Gold Star Memorial monument project
WCYB News 5
November 21, 2016
  Proposed monument at Riverside National Cemetery would honor Gold Star families
The Press Enterprise
November 18, 2016
  College breaks ground for memorial
Branson Tri-Lakes News
November 17, 2016
  CofO Breaks Ground On Gold Star Families Memorial
November 17, 2016
  College of the Ozarks breaks ground on The Missouri Gold Star Families Memorial today, Nov. 17
College of the Ozarks News Release
November 15, 2016
  Gold Star Families Monument to be built at Veterans Memorial
Times News Kingsport TN
November 14, 2016
  Governor Larry Hogan, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford Honor Nation’s Heroes on Veterans Day
Southern Maryland News Net
November 14, 2016
  Memorial honoring Gold Star Families dedicated in Vienna
Parkersburg News & Sentinel
November 12, 2016
  Vienna to unveil Gold Star Families Memorial in Spencer’s Landing Park
Parkersburg News & Sentinel
November 11, 2016
  Gold Star families honored with monument to their sacrifice
Capital Gazette
November 11, 2016
  Monument to be dedicated to gold star families
November 10, 2016
  Letter | Monument honors Gold Star families
Louisville Courier Journal
November 8, 2016
  Survivors of fallen military gather at Churchill
Louisville Courier Journal
November 6, 2016
  Gold Star Families to be Honored
Knoxville Focus
October 31, 2016
  Gold Star Family Memorial unveiled in Barboursville
The Herald Dispatch
October 30, 2016
  Gold star families monument, unveiled at Barboursville Park
October 30, 2016
  Monument Honors Fallen Loved Ones
The State Journal
October 15, 2016
  Update: Public ceremony to dedicate Gold Star Families Memorial
The Herald Dispatch
October 14, 2016
  Havre de Grace considering new monument for Gold Star Families
Baltimore Sun
October 13, 2016
  College of the Ozarks plans monument for families of fallen service members
October 3, 2016
  Our View: New memorial a touching tribute to Gold Star families
The Wellesley Townsman
September 27, 2016
  Groundbreaking scheduled for village's Veterans Park
Palmetto Bay News
September 26, 2016
  Top US military officer attends Gold Star monument dedication in Fall River
Boston Globe
September 23, 2016
  Military families, including Boynton Beach mother, to be honored
Palm Beach Post
September 5, 2016
  Cedar Park wants monument to honor Gold Star families
August 31, 2016
  Fundraising underway for memorial honoring military families
August 31, 2016
  Gold Star Families begin raising funds for Albany memorial
August 22, 2016
  Groups raising money for Gold Star Family Memorial Monument in Bedford
The News & Advance
August 17, 2016
  Village honors recipients of Purple Heart medal
Miami's Communities Newspapers
August 16, 2016
  We’ve Broken Ground On A Memorial For Gold Star Families
Task and Purpose
August 15, 2016
  Ground broken for Gold Star memorial near Annapolis
Capital Gazette
August 13, 2016
  Memorial to honor Gold Star families to be erected in Annapolis
Capital Gazette
August 3, 2016
  NASSCO Hosts Keel-Laying Ceremony for USNS Hershel Woody Williams
Press Release
August 2, 2016
  Carl Vinson Hosts World War II Medal of Honor Recipient
Navy News Service
July 31, 2016
  Keel-Laying Ceremony for USNS Woody Williams
Press Release
July 8, 2016
  Gold Star Families monument designation in Bicentennial Park awaits Gov. Baker's signature
The Taunton Daily Gazette
June 14, 2016
  Monument for family members of the fallen to be built at Patriots Point
The Post and Courier
June 10, 2016
  Monument unveiled in Pittsford for families whose loved ones made the ultimate sacrifice
WHEC News10
June 10, 2016
  Gold Star Families memorial dedicated in Perinton
Democrat & Chronicle
June 6, 2016
  Monument honoring military families coming to Barboursville
The Washington Times
June 6, 2016
  Monument to honor Gold Star Families
June 6, 2016
  Gold Star families honored at monument groundbreaking
June 5, 2016
  Hershel "Woody" Williams on a mission for veteran families
June 3, 2016
  Gold Star families never forgotten
June 1, 2016
  Honoring those who are left to mourn
Hill Country News
May 31, 2016
  Building a monument for Gold Star families
WTHR Channel 13
May 27, 2016
  New monument to honor Gold Star families
ABC6 On Your Side
May 25, 2016
  Gold Star Families Monument Ground Breaking Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 29th at 1 p.m.
American Legion, Post 911
May 17, 2016
  Iwo Jima veteran to attend groundbreaking for Gold Star Monument
May 17, 2016
  Lee Greenwood to sing at Mellwood Center
May 12, 2016
  Gold Star Families Monument Groundbreaking Set For Cedar Park
Cedar Park-Leander Patch
April 24, 2016
  World War Two veteran speaks at new memorial
Apr. 6, 2016
  Memorial monument first in Kentucky
Apr. 4, 2016
  Memorial monument dedicated in Kentucky
The Herald Dispatch
Mar. 25, 2016
  Honoring Gold Star Families: monument dedication set for April 4
The Daily Independent
Feb. 5, 2016
  Iwo Jima hero to speak in Port St. Lucie Monday
Dec 6, 2015
  Medal of Honor Recipient speaks at SAR holiday dinner
Dec 5, 2015
  Hershel "Woody" Williams Unveils Gold Star Families Monument
Dec 5, 2015
  Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedicated in Fairmont
Dec 4, 2015
  Williams’ foundation leader in establishing permanent Gold Star Family Memorial Monuments
Times West Virginian
Dec 4, 2015
  Hershel “Woody” Williams To Dedicate Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Fairmont
Nov 9, 2015
  Voices: An enduring hero of Marines' most iconic battle
USA Today
Nov 5, 2015
  Honoring Families of Fallen Heroes
The Highland County Press
Nov 4, 2015
  Marker given 'visible' home off Broadway
This Week News
Oct 27, 2015
  Grove City unveils new monument honoring fallen military heroes
Oct 21, 2015
  Navy naming ship after West Virginia Medal of Honor Marine
Oct 2, 2015
  Memorial In Veteran's Park To Honor Military Families
Sep 23, 2015
  Medal of Honor recipient, 91, works to expand monuments for Gold Star families
Fox News
Sep 21, 2015
  MOH Recipient Says Gold Star Families Monument Project Expanding
Stars and Stripes
Sep 20, 2015
  Gold Star families, officials break ground on Fall River memorial
The Herald News
Sep 5, 2015
  Monument would pay tribute to veterans’ sacrifices
Aug 6, 2015
  Gold Star Monument plans advancing
July 31, 2015
  Operation Good Citizen: Teaching Kids to do the Right Thing in 2015
Parade Magazine
July 28, 2015
  Medal of Honor Recipient educates teachers on Character Development Program
July 5, 2015
  Hershel 'Woody' Williams named to Oval of Honor
The Herald-Dispatch
June 28, 2015
  Center unveils portraits for three Medal of Honor recipients
The Pueblo Chieftain
June 25, 2015
  Marine Corps League donation to help S.C. get Gold Star Family Monument
Greenville Online
June 20, 2015
  Robinson honored for community service
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
June 15, 2015
  Medal of honor memorial unveiled in Clinton
June 15, 2015
  Medal of honor memorial unveiled in Clinton
June 15, 2015
  Clinton veterans park unveils new monument to Ohio’s Medal of Honor winners
Akron Beacon Journal
May 21, 2015
  Memorial pays tribute to Gold Star families’ sacrifices
The Tampa Tribune
May 20, 2015
  Gold Star families will be honored at Columbian Park’s revamped Memorial Island
Apr 21, 2015
  World War II Vet Honored By Parkersburg Catholic HS
The NewsCenter
Mar 25, 2015
  Medal of Honor Day: Hershel Williams talks about his recent return to Iwo Jima
Stars and Stripes
Feb 19, 2015
  Memorial to honor families of fallen service members
Democrate & Chronicle
Jan 28, 2015
  Williams brings message of honoring Gold Star families to Grove City, OH
ThisWeek Community News
Jan 12, 2015
  Gold Star Families Monument coming to Greenup County, KY
Jan 12, 2015
  Medal of Honor recipient gives first $5,000
The Independent