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Camp Shelby MS—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

One of Mississippi's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is now a reality.

Site location:

Mississippi Armed Forces Museum
Building 850, Forrest Ave.
Camp Shelby MS 39407

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact the Foundation at monument@woodywilliams.org.

Dedication Video

This monument was dedicated on September 23 2017

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 to honor and serve Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.


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