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Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day (1936)

September 24

A day set aside to honor the families of our nation’s fallen service members
On June 23, 1936, then President Franklin D. Roosevelt permanently established the last Sunday of September as Gold Star Mother’s Day.
Today we honor our nation’s Gold Star Mothers for their courage, resiliency, and sacrifice
(photo: Gold Star Mothers Monument in Yonkers, NY)


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