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  • In Remembrance: Gold Star Mother’s and Families’ Day 2014

    09/28/2014 12:21:11 PM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-28-2014 | MOTUS
    “The Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 115 of June 23, 1936 (49 Stat. 1895 as amended), has designated the last Sunday in September as "Gold Star Mother's Day" and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in its observance.”From the Proclamation Issued By President George W. Bush, September 21, 2007 The gift of liberty is secured by heroes who have answered the call to serve when America needed them most. On Gold Star Mother's Day, we honor the mothers of the service men and women who have given their lives in the defense of our great Nation....
  • Admiral Mullen's Parapraxis

    01/25/2014 7:28:50 PM PST · by Noremac · 7 replies
    Blasted ^ | January 25, 2014 | Richard Cameron
    A soldier returning home from one of our 'dirty little wars'. I've been chewing on that speech that former Admiral Mike Mullen (you know him – one of the main cheerleaders for the repeal of DADT), now retired, gave at a breakfast attended by Gold Star families and members of Concerned Veterans for America, earlier this week. Here, for point of reference, are some of his comments: “Our culture is a culture of ‘if you’re here, we love you, and if you are not, please carry on [with] whatever it is, And the best and worst example of that were...
  • A Scandal Bigger Than Benghazi?

    08/12/2013 5:38:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 40 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | August 12, 2013 | Arnold Ahlert
    - FrontPage Magazine - - A Scandal Bigger Than Benghazi?Posted By Arnold Ahlert On August 12, 2013 @ 12:40 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 5 Comments In a story that has remained largely under the mainstream media radar, Congress announced late last month that it would finally investigate the Aug. 6, 2011 helicopter crash in Afghanistan that resulted in 38 deaths, including 22 members of SEAL Team 6, made famous three months earlier when they killed Osama Bin Laden. Grieving family members insist that soldiers in the elite unit were placed in unnecessary danger by the recklessness of the Obama administration, whose actions...
  • Marine dad first to get Gold Star California license plate (Father of 3/5 Fallen Marine)

    12/13/2010 8:49:14 PM PST · by Saoirise · 18 replies
    North County Times ^ | 12/13/2010 | Mark Walker
    Six years ago, on Dec. 14, Camp Pendleton Marine Cpl. Mike Anderson Jr. lost his life during house-to-house combat in the city of Fallujah, a seminal battle in the Iraq war. Last week, his father became the first person in California to be issued a "Gold Star" license plate in recognition of his family's loss. For the senior Anderson, the presentation Thursday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger capped a five-year-long effort to get California to join 45 other states that have made the plates available to families of troops killed in action. "It's an acknowledgment of the sacrifice of families left...
  • Family thankful for Gold Star plate

    06/03/2010 9:42:50 AM PDT · by blf1776 · 2 replies · 144+ views
    WLFI TV18 ^ | Wednesday, 02 Jun 2010, 6:13 PM EDT | Kristin Maiorano
    LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A local lawmaker recently received what he calls his "highest honor." State Sen. Ron Alting (R-22nd district) received a bracelet today from the Frantz family in Lafayette. It was specially made in honor of their son, Matthew Frantz, who was killed in Iraq in January 2006. Matthew's mother, Marilyn Frantz, said the bracelet was the least they could do for Alting's efforts to establish Gold Star license plates in Indiana. The license plates are now available for the parents, spouses, siblings and children of anyone who died while serving in the military on active duty. Frantz...
  • Marie Gardner,past President Gold Star Mothers has died

    03/18/2009 7:32:20 AM PDT · by Doogle · 16 replies · 639+ views
    me,because the MSM don't care | 03/18/09 | Doogle
    Marie Gardner, a past President of The Gold Star Mothers past away last friday and I thought others should know about her passing. What surprised me about this is, I did a search for an article and was dumbfounded...not a peep, nada,nothing in the news. A woman who met Presidents, spoke nationally, received awards...nothing! More can be found at the PGR site
  • A Gold Star Mom’s Open Letter To Obama

    01/31/2009 7:31:42 AM PST · by Brytani · 12 replies · 782+ views
    Pat Dollard Website ^ | 01/29/2009 | Debbie Lee
    An Open Letter From Gold Star Mom Debbie Lee To President Obama It is with a heavy heart for my country that I write to you today. I pray that you will be inspired, challenged, and that you will reconsider decisions that you have made in the past week since you took the oath to preserve, protect and defend our constitution. Many in my family have taken a similar oath in the military including my sons Kristofer & Marc, my son-in-law Chris, my brother Jim and my Father. “I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and...
  • Christmas Prayer for our Troops & their Families

    12/25/2008 8:35:08 AM PST · by eaglesnest1 · 21 replies · 1,025+ views
    self | 12/25/08 | eaglesnest1
    Lord God, there is no other God but You. You alone are Savior. You alone are Redeemer. When we trust in You, when we fear You alone, there You are, by our sides, protecting, providing in Your ever-perfect Way….especially when we do not understand. Lord God, You came on that first Christmas as the Prince of Peace – not the Prince of peace as the world defines it but the peace which You bring to tortured souls, the peace which surpasses understanding and the peace between Jew and Gentile that anyone, yes, anyone who proclaims belief in You as Savior...
  • Prestigious Gold Award earned by local Girl Scout

    11/24/2008 2:27:31 PM PST · by SandRat · 15 replies · 660+ views
    SIERRA VISTA — Allison Taylor has been in Girl Scouts since she was in kindergarten. And over the summer, the 17-year-old earned the highest award she could as a Girl Scout, the Gold Award, making her the first person in Senior/Ambassador Troop 785 from the Fort Huachuca Service Unit — to the best of the current troop leaders’ knowledge — to receive it. “It’s such a rare thing, but the leadership qualities you gain from earning it I really wanted,” Taylor said of her decision to work toward the award. For her project, Taylor wanted to do something that would...
  • Berkeley Support The Troops Rally (Eagles Up, GOE, Free Republic, PGR, Melanie Morgan)

    06/23/2008 2:25:21 PM PDT · by Syncro · 64 replies · 4,043+ views
    The Institute of Phenomonology ^ | June 23, 2998 | Syncro
    Saturday EaglesUp organized a Support The Troops Rally in Berkeley, CA on the street in front of the Marine Recruiting Office (Officially The Marine Corps Officer Selection Office)Melanie Morgan gave a great speech and Diane Nagy sang patriotic songs.There were several Gold Star Family members present, and one Gold Star Mother gave a moving speechJim Robinson-the creator of Free Republic- was there with his wife and one of his sons.Several hundered came by Motorcycle after meeting down the road in Emeryville. Melanie Morgan and Eagles Up's Doug Lyvere, SgtMaj, Marine ret
  • Honor and Remember flag honors war dead(Gold Star Dad Leads effort for a new national flag)

    05/26/2008 11:27:54 PM PDT · by rottndog · 22 replies · 822+ views ^ | Thursday, May 22, 2008 | Mike Gooding
    VIRGINIA BEACH -- "That pain is deep and it’s daily. You never forget,” says George Lutz, whose son was killed in Iraq. 25-year-old Army Private First Class George “Tony” Lutz II was killed by enemy sniper small arms fire on December 29, 2005. George Lutz has started an effort to get an official flag to honor and remember America's fallen war heroes. The Atlantic Shores Christian School graduate left behind a wife and two young children. Through his grief, Mr. Lutz had a burning desire to help other grieving Gold Star families. He invented the Honor and Remember flag as...
  • Families United Gathering

    08/24/2007 10:48:22 PM PDT · by debbieargel · 2 replies · 406+ views
    We are looking for a Gold Star, Blue Star, Veteran, patriot, family to join us in DC on Sept 16th-19th. You will be joining a group of families that support the WOT,the President and the troops. Please email me if you are interested. Deb
  • Video: Pro-Victory Gold Star Wives Confront Cindy Sheehan on Capitol Hill

    07/24/2007 10:35:28 AM PDT · by kristinn · 66 replies · 3,861+ views
    D.C. Chapter via Google video ^ | Tuesday, July 24, 2007 | Video by Mrs. Trooprally and tgslTakoma, text by Kristinn
    After standing with the D.C. Chapter at Arlington National Cemetery Monday morning to protest Cindy Sheehan's campaign rally there, two women whose husbands were killed serving in Iraq confronted Sheehan and her supporters outside Rep. John Conyers' office on Capitol Hill several hours later.The two Gold Star wives stood in the hallway right outside the door to Conyers' office to rebuke Sheehan for betraying the sacrifices made by their husbands. Sheehan blew them off, raising and extending her right hand to ward them off as she approached the office and the assembled media horde. Sheehan's posse quickly surrounded the wives,...
  • White House turns back on local Gold Star mom (Ratz dirty trick alert!)

    07/09/2007 9:23:11 AM PDT · by Al Gator · 22 replies · 1,415+ views
    Beaver County Times Allegheny Times 2007 ^ | 06/30/2007 | By: J.D. Prose - Times Staff
    As if the embattled White House didn't have enough problems, it's apparently decided to follow a policy that insults the families of Marines killed in Vietnam. Christina Stacey, spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Jason Altmire, D-4, McCandless Township, called to tell us about the saga of Ellwood City resident Allys Boyer, 84, and her two daughters, Sandra Lee Boyer of Zelienople and Beverly Boyer of Arizona. Allys Boyer's 22-year-old son, Cpl. Larry Boyer, was killed in May 1969 while on patrol. The Boyer family wanted to visit the Vietnam Memorial to see Larry's name and tour the White House on Thursday,...

    05/29/2007 12:10:24 PM PDT · by Impeach98 · 54 replies · 1,544+ views
    Move America Forward ^ | 05/29/2007 | Gold Star Families / Melanie Morgan
    Goodbye for Good, Cindy! .. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 29, 2007 CONTACT: Robert Dixon – (916) 441-6197 phone or GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMBERS HAPPY TO SEE CINDY SHEEHAN GONE A group of Gold Star Family members, who have lost a son or daughter in the war on terrorism, today issued the following statement in response to Cindy Sheehan’s announcement that she is halting her public anti-war protests. For more information log on to: “We are very pleased to hear that Cindy Sheehan is ending her disgraceful campaign to discredit the United States military and the heroic men...
  • Dead Soldier's Family Gets Pup He Held

    05/25/2007 4:07:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies · 1,850+ views
    AP via FOX ^ | May 25, 2007 | PHILIP ELLIOTT
    CONCORD, N.H. — The family of Army Spc. Justin Rollins finally got to hold one of the last things he held.A female puppy the 22-year-old nuzzled the night before his death in a roadside bombing in Iraq frolicked Friday in New Hampshire, completing a nearly 6,000-mile journey that Rollins' family and girlfriend began pushing for after seeing photos of him with a newborn litter. "It was the last bit of happiness Justin had," said Rollins' girlfriend, Brittney Murray.

    05/17/2007 6:52:35 PM PDT · by Lady J USA 1981 · 2 replies · 828+ views
    A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE SILVER STAR FAMILIES OF AMERICA My Friends My name is Steve Newton and I am the President of the Silver Star Families of America. The Silver Star Families of American was born to recognize, remember and assist the wounded of our armed forces from all wars. We honor and remember our wounded primarily by the presentation of Silver Star Banners, certificates and letters to our Wounded or their families. The tradition of the Silver Star for the Wounded dates back to 1917 when people used to sew over a Blue Star with Silver...
  • Gold Star Parents

    04/15/2007 9:51:21 AM PDT · by debbieargel · 4 replies · 291+ views
    After much research, I have discovered many Gold Star parents who are in the same financial boat. Benifits from our fallen heros go to the spouse and children, as it should be. Many parents however, do not have the funds to travel to events for families of the fallen. I have even applied to some for help with airfare. I would like to start a non-profit for this specific reason, help for the parents of fallen heroes. If there is an attorney in California that can help me file the papers, please freepmail me. Thank you, Deb Argel Bastian Proud...
  • Message from the grave

    02/11/2007 8:35:30 PM PST · by debbieargel · 19 replies · 1,082+ views
    2002 | Derek Argel
    Combat Controller dying in the mud, Combat Controller spilling his blood Little Johnny Walker went to the store, Next day later recruiter knocking on his door Marines, Navy, Army, Air Force too; Air Force he chose because he liked blue Went to basic, little did he know, Combat Controller putting on a show Little Johnny took the past and much to his surprise, The swim it was could see it in his eyes Air traffic control school and Combat Control school too Johnny earned his beret and became a man through A little while later he was told to...
  • A Club They'd Love to Leave

    11/27/2006 10:06:55 PM PST · by USMCPOP · 14 replies · 1,176+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | 11/19/2006 | BRADY DENNIS
    TAMPA - Dick Linn sits inside Room 109 at the La Quinta Inn, lost in the glow of his laptop. He's 53, a traveling software salesman far from his Virginia home. He's also the father of Marine Lance Cpl. Karl Linn, 20, who was killed during an ambush near Haditha, Iraq, in January 2005. Each month, the war creates new Dick Linns across the country. Despite the presence of support groups and counseling, many of them still grieve alone. But Linn and others like him have discovered a safe haven in a quiet corner of the Internet. The popular Web...
  • Kristinn's Report #3 from FREE IRAQ

    11/09/2006 5:35:59 PM PST · by Impeach98 · 94 replies · 9,761+ views
    Move America Forward ^ | 11/09/2006 | Kristinn Taylor
    Kristinn Taylor's 3rd Report from FREE IRAQ We've had a jam packed two days. Yesterday we met with the Kurdistan Regional Government's Ministers of Finance, the Interior (security) and Martyrs and Victims. We also visited a former 'concentration camp for Kurds set up by Saddam as a weigh station to extermination. And we got to meet with more American troops. Our delegation meets with survivors of Saddam Hussein?s Anfal genocide campaign. Gold Star Mother Jan Johnson consoles those who suffered under Saddam?s Anfal genocide. We enter one of Saddam Hussein?s concentration camps. Today we visited a school that gives a...
  • FReeper Kristinn Taylor Reports from FREE Iraq

    11/06/2006 5:08:57 PM PST · by Impeach98 · 164 replies · 14,472+ views
    Move America Forward ^ | 11/06/2006 | Kristinn Taylor Reporting
    * Kristinn Taylor's Audio Report from Iraq - CLICK HERE TO LISTENKristinn's Written Dispatch from Monday, November 6, 2006: The families had an incredible day in Iraq today! In the morning, they met with American troops stationed outside Erbil. It was a very emotional meeting. One soldier is from the same town as one of our parents. Another mother arranged for the Gold Star flag to be delivered to the family of a soldier from one of the units stationed up here who was recently killed in action. The families presented the troops with a banner signed by Americans back...
  • Parents of fallen troops in surprise visit to Iraq

    11/04/2006 7:19:58 AM PST · by Impeach98 · 27 replies · 1,034+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 11/04/2006 |
    REBUILDING IN THE GULFParents of fallen troops in surprise visit to Iraq Secretly arrive in country to offer support to military, rebut John Kerry Parents of U.S. troops who died in Iraq have quietly slipped in to the Middle East nation to offer support to its people and to American servicemen and women. Coming on the heels of Sen. John Kerry's widely publicized comment suggesting military service is a refuge of the lazy and uneducated, the parents say they also want to rebut the Massachusetts Democrat. "I am spitting mad at John Kerry for insulting our troops. Duck and run...
  • Families of fallen soldiers make surprise trip to Iraq!

    11/04/2006 4:05:34 AM PST · by Impeach98 · 34 replies · 1,132+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/04/2006 | Judi McLeod
    Exclusive:Families of fallen soldiers make surprise trip to Iraq!Some of the Gold Star Fmaily Delegation - In Amman, Jordan. They left Amman for Iraq earlier today. By Judi McLeod Saturday, November 4, 2006 (Editor’s note: It is with great pride that Canada Free Press & America’s News Source are the first media outlets to carry this exclusive from Move America Forward). It was a figurative blaze of yellow ribbons when families of fallen U.S. troops made a precedent-setting trip to Iraq in a stunning show of appreciation for the courageous men and women whose volunteer service keeps the free world...
  • George W. Bush

    10/09/2006 1:43:35 AM PDT · by debbieargel · 21 replies · 1,382+ views
    The Clinton era is again pointing the finger at the Bush Administration. What else is new? I am looking forward to the ads produced by Move America Forward, in an effort to call the Clinton Administration to task. Mr. Clinton has recently claimed that he did everything possible in the war on terror. I want to remind readers just what the Clinton Administration did for our troops. In 1996, Hillary banned the military uniform from the White House. President Clinton cut our troops in half, sending them to the welfare line and the poor troops applying for food stamps. He...
  • Mourning in America [anti-Sheehan book to be released!!]

    10/05/2006 9:21:58 AM PDT · by Impeach98 · 24 replies · 1,764+ views
    San Francisco Examiner ^ | 10/05/2006 | Kathleen Antrim
    Mourning in America Kathleen Antrim, The Examiner Oct 5, 2006 5:00 AM (7 hrs ago) Current rank: # 25 of 5,546 articles SAN FRANCISCO - Rarely does a book come along that touches the very essence of American culture. Even more rare is the book that does so while in the midst of that specific cultural phenomenon, as most are historical accounts of times past. “American Mourning” written by Catherine Moy and Melanie Morgan is such a book. The REAL Story Finally Told About Cindy Sheehan - CLICK HERE A personal story of two young men who worked, fought...
  • Top NCOs Offer Condolences, Encouragement to Gold Star Families (Tissue ALERT)

    09/26/2006 8:06:42 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 323+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Master Sgt. Gerrold Johnson, USA
    CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2006 -- The Army and the Marine Corps’ top enlisted leaders took part in a poignant Gold Star Mothers Day ceremony at Chicago’s Navy Pier on Sept. 24. Gold Star Mother Sandra Miller fights back tears after placing a yellow rose at the base of the Marine Corps flag. Photo by Master Sgt. Gerrold Johnson, USA  '(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps John L. Estrada read the names of 23 servicemembers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the global war...
  • The ANTI-Cindy Sheehan's: Gold Star Parents to Iraq Program

    09/23/2006 5:05:52 PM PDT · by Impeach98 · 12 replies · 754+ views
    Move America Forward ^ | 09/23/2006 | Melanie Morgan
    The parents of the young men and women who have lost their lives in Operation Iraqi Freedom & Operation Enduring Freedom are taking to the radio airwaves - and they are telling a message that runs counter to the anti-war antics of Cindy Sheehan. HEAR THEIR STORIES LIVE - RIGHT NOW: Half a world away, a contingent of brave young men and women of the United States military are risking their lives to preserve America’s freedom, liberty and safety. Some have made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight against terrorism, and left behind family members and loved ones. Those left...
  • President Issues Proclamation in Honor of Gold Star Mothers

    09/22/2006 5:27:44 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 281+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2006 -- Since June 23, 1936, the last Sunday in September has been recognized as Gold Star Mother’s Day, thanks to Senate Joint Resolution 115. On Sept. 20, President Bush issued a proclamation declaring that, this year, Sept. 24 will be observed as Gold Star Mother's Day. “I call upon all government officials to display the flag of the United States over government buildings on this solemn day,” he said in the proclamation. “I also encourage the American people to display the flag and hold appropriate ceremonies as a public expression of our nation’s sympathy and...
  • Iraqi Ambassador: U.S. Sacrifices Have Given Iraqis New Hope (follow up story

    07/11/2006 6:40:46 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 477+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    HOLMDEL, N.J., July 11, 2006 – U.S. military men and women have given the Iraqi people hope, Iraq's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations said during a July 9 ceremony here at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial. Molly Morel, an American Gold Star Mother from Tennessee, talks with Ambassador Feisal Amin al-Istrabadi, Iraq's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations. Photo by Samantha L. Quigley  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Feisal Amin al-Istrabadi spoke to a group of American Gold Star Mothers, mothers who have lost a child in the service of the United States. The...
  • Thoughts of war (by a mother)

    06/23/2006 5:30:42 AM PDT · by radar101 · 4 replies · 374+ views
    San Diego Union ^ | June 23, 2006 | Sue Diaz
    For the past eight months, my son, who grew up with sea breezes and San Diego sunshine, has lived in a place called the “Triangle of Death.” Not that that's how I've addressed the letters I've sent him since his second deployment in Iraq began. Roman's official Army address is a code-like combination of letters and numbers. The “AA” after the number “101” means Air Assault. The “INF” after the “1-502” stands for infantry. The “2BCT”? Not sure about that one. “Triangle of Death” is how people in the media refer to the area south of Baghdad patrolled by Sgt....
  • I am NOT a victim!

    06/09/2006 12:31:44 AM PDT · by debbieargel · 40 replies · 1,438+ views
    Most Gold Star families and families of 9-11 do not consider ourselves victims.
  • Pace Salutes Gold Star Families in Chicago Memorial Day Ceremonies

    05/28/2006 12:45:19 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 295+ views
    CHICAGO, May 28, 2006 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff offered condolences here yesterday to families of fallen servicemembers, many observing their first Memorial Day as Gold Star families, and assured them the country will never forget their sacrifice. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace signs a message for a Gold Star parent at the conclusion of the Chicago Memorial Day parade May 27. Photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen, USAF  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. "I don't know what words I could possible say to you that...
  • Honor our fallen heroes

    05/26/2006 3:29:44 PM PDT · by Impeach98 · 16 replies · 884+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 05/26/2005 | Melanie Morgan
    ..... Honor our fallen heroes ------------------------------- Posted: May 26, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern© 2006 Today, millions of families across America will begin packing their bags and getting ready for the Memorial Day weekend. I wonder how many people will take the time to actually pay tribute to the true intention of the holiday: to honor those who have given their lives for the cause of American freedom. The barbecues, swim parties and discount sales at the shopping malls continue unabated, but the holiday's true significance seems to have faded for some in this nation. It's sad to see some...
  • Gold Star Families Decry 'Grave Robber' Anti-Iraq War Display on Mall (Washington, DC)

    05/11/2006 4:49:46 PM PDT · by tgslTakoma · 25 replies · 876+ views
    U.S. Newswire ^ | 5/11/2006 3:05:00 PM
    WASHINGTON, May 11 /U.S. Newswire/ -- A request on behalf of over 350 Gold Star families whose loved ones gave their lives in Operation Iraqi Freedom to not have the names of their fallen heroes used in the Eyes Wide Open anti-Iraq war display currently on exhibit at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was refused today by the organizer, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC.) The exhibit is cosponsored by several so-called antiwar groups, including one led by Cindy Sheehan, who herself has asked that her son's name not be used by President Bush. Kristinn Taylor, who has two...
  • MSM says Gold Star Mom Not Qualified to Speak About War on Terror

    03/22/2006 6:02:51 PM PST · by caseinpoint · 20 replies · 1,197+ views
    The Tracy Press ^ | March 22, 2006 | Phil Hayworth
    Tracy 's support for war may be waning Phil Hayworth Tracy Press Have the deaths of five Tracy servicemen softened public support here for the war in Iraq? It’s difficult to tell. Most of Tracy’s 80,000 residents are transplants from somewhere else, and their sentiments about the war seem as amorphous as Tracy’s ever-changing demographics. The one stark fact is that Tracy has lost more servicemen per capita than any city in California: 6.25 per 100,000. “My feeling is that the people who cheered and yelled when the thing first started are not as gung ho as they once were,”...
  • Gold Star Families to Iraq

    03/12/2006 11:30:02 PM PST · by debbieargel · 4 replies · 646+ views
    Successful event for Gold Star Families
  • Gary Qualls, Joseph Williams, Jan Johnson - Gold Star Families SUPPORTING the Mission in Iraq

    02/25/2006 4:02:09 PM PST · by Impeach98 · 10 replies · 479+ views
    Beginning today (Saturday, February 25th) at 4:00 PM Pacific - 7:00 PM Eastern, Gold Star Families (people who have lost a loved one in the war on terrorism) will speak out IN SUPPORT of our troops and the missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Listen to Gold Star Family members such as Joseph Williams, Gary Qualls, Jan Johnson - and Master Sergeant John Ubaldi Who just returned from tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Listen Online Worldwide - CLICK HERE
  • The Compleat Democrats' Disgrace

    02/20/2006 7:16:32 PM PST · by pjsbro · 51 replies · 1,637+ views
    powerlineblog ^ | 02/20/06 | Scott
    In Minnesota we are in the middle of a story that has dropped from view in the media, but it is a story that should attain national prominence. The Democratic Party has undertaken a campaign to suppress two advertisements giving voice to the sentiments of Iraq war veterans and Gold Star Families who support the war. Brian Melendez is the chairman of the Minnesota Democratic Party. This past Thursday Melendez called a press conference and condemned the first of the two advertisements -- the one featuring the veterans -- as "un-American, untruthful and a lie." The two advertisements can be...
  • Gold Star Families to Iraq

    02/19/2006 10:29:59 PM PST · by debbieargel · 18 replies · 1,709+ views
    Gold Star Parents to Iraq
  • Families of Fallen Soldiers Counter Cindy Sheehan TODAY

    02/18/2006 2:20:59 PM PST · by Impeach98 · 27 replies · 1,664+ views
    Move America Forward ^ | 02/18/2006 | Melanie Morgan - Larry Marino
    Skip to comments.Gold Star Families Take to Airwaves - Heading to Iraq!Move America Forward ^ | 01/07/2005 | Melanie Morgan "THEY DIDN'T DIE IN VAIN"Gold Star Families to Iraq FROM: Melanie Morgan - Move America ForwardThere are some very special people who deserve our honor and respect. They're called "Gold Star" families - and they are the parents of a son or daughter who lost their lives fighting for this country in Operation Iraqi Freedom. This Saturday, February 18th there are TWO SPECIAL RADIO PROGRAMS dedicated to this effort. From 2:00 - 4:00 PM Pacific Time (5:00 - 7:00PM) join...
  • Telethon Counters Cindy Sheehan - 4PM Pacific // 7PM Eastern

    02/11/2006 3:35:11 PM PST · by Impeach98 · 22 replies · 708+ views
    Move America Forward - KRLA 870 AM - KTKZ 1380 AM/105.5FM ^ | 02/11/2006 | Melanie Morgan - Larry Marino
    They Didn't Die in Vain Cindy Sheehan has used the death of her son, Casey, to launch a far-Left political campaign against President Bush and the military missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Today, Americans will here from mothers and fathers who lost a son or daughter in Iraq who have a very different story to tell.From 4:00-6:00 PM Pacfic// 7:00-9:00 PM Eastern, the "Gold Star Families to Iraq - They Didn't Die in Vain" program will be simulcasted on 3 different radio stations, and streamed to computers around the nation via 2 Internet streams.The program, "Gold Star Families to Iraq...
  • Gold Star Families Take to Airwaves - Heading to Iraq!

    01/07/2006 2:05:30 PM PST · by Impeach98 · 42 replies · 1,261+ views
    Move America Forward ^ | 01/07/2005 | Melanie Morgan
    "THEY DIDN'T DIE IN VAIN"Gold Star Families to Iraq FROM: Melanie Morgan - Move America ForwardThere are some very special people who deserve our honor and respect. They're called "Gold Star" families - and they are the parents of a son or daughter who lost their lives fighting for this country in Operation Iraqi Freedom. This Saturday, January 7th from 4:00 - 6:00 PM Pacific (7:00 - 9:00 PM Eastern) there will be a very special radio program on KRLA 870 AM detailing how these brave souls have remained committed to supporting the fight against terrorism, in spite of their...
  • Cindy Sheehan's Latest Stunt Denounced by Gold Star Parents and Military Families

    10/28/2005 11:45:33 AM PDT · by USMCPOP · 39 replies · 1,559+ views
    U.S. Newswire ^ | 10/28/2005 | Kristinn Taylor
    WASHINGTON, Oct.28 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Gold Star parents and military family members issued the following statement regarding Cindy Sheehan's die-ins at the White House this week on the occasion of the 2000th death of American servicemen and women serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom: "We, the parents and family members of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines who have served and given their lives defending America in Operation Iraqi Freedom are thoroughly disgusted with Cindy Sheehan and her publicity stunts. "We are angered that Mrs. Sheehan is once again using our fallen loved ones against our wishes to undermine the cause they...
  • Do You Know A Gold Star Family?

    10/24/2005 11:01:24 AM PDT · by debbieargel · 5 replies · 902+ views
    Names of The Fallen
  • Names of Fallen Heroes

    10/23/2005 8:57:24 AM PDT · by debbieargel · 6 replies · 790+ views
    Fallen Heroes
  • AP No Longer Finds Sheehan Newsworthy -- When She Criticizes Hillary

    10/20/2005 10:22:38 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 24 replies · 1,921+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | October 19, 2005 | Lyford Beverage
    When Cindy Sheehan showed up outside of President Bush's Crawford, TX ranch in August, it was, to a certain degree, understandable that there would be some press coverage. She was there, the media was there, there wasn't alot to talk about. But the coverage was weak and biased in almost all cases, carrying her message uncritically, with no evaluation of who she was or what she was saying. The attitude seemed to be that she lost her son, she was criticizing the President, so she was credible and newsworthy, no matter what else there was in her views and attitudes....
  • Gold Star families rally in response to protesters

    09/26/2005 10:57:44 AM PDT · by JZelle · 5 replies · 643+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 121-26-05 | Amy Doolittle and Arlo Wagner
    Margaret Johnson, 54, came to the District yesterday to remember her 29-year-old son and honor his sacrifice. Clutching a photograph of Army Capt. Christopher Johnson, the American Gold Star Mother said she couldn't be more proud of him. "He did make a difference in this world; I don't care what anyone says," said Mrs. Johnson, of Excelsior Springs, Mo. "I am here to speak for my son. I am here to support him. He knew the cost of freedom and that it was not free, and he volunteered to go to Iraq anyway." A member of the 25th Infantry Division...
  • MSM Pics of Support Our Troops & Their Mission Rally (Warning: Graphics Heavy)

    09/25/2005 5:28:06 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 80 replies · 6,195+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 9/25/2005 | n/a
    Ryan Bowman, of Philadelphia, Penn., holds a sign on the National Mall in support of U.S. troops fighting abroad on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005 in Washington. Across the street were anti-war demonstrators. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (According to this FR thread, . Ryan Bowman, served 12 months in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division, from February 2003 to February 2004.) A group of demonstrators who chose not to be identified huddle during a rally on the National Mall in support of U.S. troops fighting abroad on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Hundreds of demonstrators stand on the...
  • Bush Honors Mothers of Military Dead

    09/21/2005 9:43:10 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 353+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 9/21/05 | AP
    WASHINGTON - President Bush paid tribute to the nation's Gold Star mothers on Wednesday, honoring the deaths of their sons and daughters in the military as activists began gathering for an Iraq anti-war protest on Saturday. Bush proclaimed Sunday as Gold Star Mother's Day and instructed that the U.S. flag be flown over government buildings. He also urged Americans to display the flag as well. "On Gold Star Mother's Day, we recognize and pray for the devoted and patriotic mothers of these men and women in uniform who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our liberty," the president...