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Olathe KS—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

The Committee for the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) located in Olathe, KS is excited to announce they have honored Gold Star Families with a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at the Veterans Memorial Park in Olathe.

Groundbreaking occurred on November 11, 2016.
The dedication celebration was held on September 25, 2020 at 11:00 am CST.

Site location:
1025 S. Harrison St.
Olathe KS

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To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

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 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.

This monument was dedicated on September 25 2020

Groundbreaking Ceremony

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