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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@hwwmohf.org

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.

Dedication Video

This monument was dedicated on September 23, 2017

"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 of the Hershel "Woody" Williams Medal of Honor Foundation’s of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.


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