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Cochise County—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

The Cochise County Gold Star Families Memorial Monument has been established to honor, recognize, and serve Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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Site location:

Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery
1300 South Buffalo Soldier Trail
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

Heather Hocker and Robert (Bob) Conte were the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

Committee Members

Kenneth Adams
Sue Conte
John Hocker

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


This monument was dedicated on October 5 2019

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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