"My olderst brother and best friend died at age 18 in Vietnam. My parents were Gold Star Parents. We were and always will be a military family. .today and this weekend I honor all the soldiers, parents, Gold Star parents and veterans that have and still give their all."
MEANING & HISTORY
They Died for Their Country
America's War Dead From the Revolutionary War to Afghanistan
Throughout our history, thousands of brave Americans have died serving our country. The numbers of battle deaths speak to the sacrifices our soldiers and their families have made.