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Sunday to honor Gold Star Mothers

By Maj. Gen. Kent Savre and Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Ward
Special to GUIDON

Team:

On Sunday, the nation will pay respect to the mothers of our fallen service members during Gold Star Mother’s Day. 
 
As a country, we are indebted to the sacrifice of our Gold Star Mothers — a sacrifice made for our freedom.
 
The Fort Leonard Wood area has more than 200 Army Gold Star Mothers who may be seen wearing a Gold Star lapel button or the lapel button for next-of-kin deceased personnel — a symbol to remember their Family member. 
 
If you know a Gold Star Mother, please commend them for their courage, acknowledge their child’s service, and thank them for their continued contributions to our
community. 
 
Their continued dedication to our Army Family is a bedrock of inspiration.
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