Sept. 26, 2010 is Gold Star Mother's Day. Every year, the fourth Sunday of September, is for honoring mothers whose sons or daughters died in the line of duty. The name references the single gold star on service flags displayed in the windows of homes that have lost a child to war
U.S. Army Gold Star Mothers website
American Gold Star Mothers website
On Sunday ,the mothers will be laying wreaths at the Vietnam Wall and Arlington's Tomb of the Unknown.
Please take a moment on Sunday to remember our fallen, and their mothers and families, in your thoughts and prayers.
This past week alone, there were 12 more mothers who lost their children who were fighting for our country.
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