Honor your hero with thoughts, memories, images and stories.
I never got to know my father, as he was KIA when I was 4 years old. But I have always been proud of him and he's always been my hero.
What do you miss most about your parent?
Never having the chance to know him.
What message would you like to share with families with a loved one still serving in the military?
Stay strong, have faith and always show support for their service. Also, join an organization to help support other families - whether the American Legion, AmVets or VFW, helping others helps you.
What message would you like to share with other Gold Star families?
Show your children love and support and they'll grow up strong and proud of the sacrifice their parent made for this country.