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NFL player’s custom-made cleats feature a Gold Star family to honor the fallen
"I didn't realize how big of fans they were. I'm a fan of them."
Let the good vibes roll: Veterans and Gold Star families can soon visit national parks for free
Gold Star families and military veterans will now be able to visit national parks, wildlife refuges, and other federal lands starting on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) and continuing until August...
Trump claimed Gold Star families may be the source of his COVID-19 infection. Their tests are negative
The families who attended a White House event honoring the loss of a member of the military are all doing well and do not have the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the...
Stop what you’re doing and watch this Army general’s emotional speech about the cost of war
"We fought the righteous fight, and some of us will remain forever young."
‘I was instantly furious’ — Marine vet and Gold Star widow blasts Trump after seeing photo of him at her husband’s grave in Arlington
A Marine Corps veteran and Gold Star widow sharply criticized President Donald Trump after seeing a photo of him at her husband's grave in Arlington National Cemetery
Gold Star dad of Navy SEAL killed days after Trump took office says not to trust president ‘with your kid’s life or your own’
"If you hear one thing, let it be this: don't trust Donald Trump with your kid's life or your own."
Gary Sinise flew 1,700 Gold Star family members to Disney World for an early Christmas vacation
On Dec. 7, the Gary Sinise foundation partnered with American Airlines to fly more than 1,700 Gold Star family members across the country to Orlando, Florida, for a five-day Christmas...
The controversial ‘widows tax’ on Gold Star family benefits is closer to repeal than ever before
Gold Star family members might finally see an end to the so-called "Widows Tax" thanks to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020
‘I hate it’ — Trump says signing letters to the families of fallen soldiers is the hardest thing he does
"But no matter what you do, it's devastating. The parents will never be the same. The families will never be the same. People are killed. Many people are still being...
We owe it to our Gold Star families to end the ‘Widows Tax’
If I had the answers to all these questions and a crystal ball, I might have been able to make an accurate SBP selection.
2 lawmakers are taking aim at the controversial ‘widow’s tax’ on Gold Star family benefits
With overwhelming support in Congress, two senators hope this is the year a dollar-for-dollar offset in compensation to surviving military spouses of military personnel and retirees — known colloquially as...
Congress fails to provide fix for Gold Star family ‘widow’s tax’ just in time for Memorial Day
Congress fell short ahead of Memorial Day weekend, failing to pass legislation that would provide tax relief for the families of military personnel killed during their service
Lawmakers are taking aim at the controversial ‘widow’s tax’ on Gold Star family benefits
With momentum growing in Congress to repeal a new tax hike on the families of some deceased service members, military advocates hope this will be the year another surviving military...
Trump’s tax cut was a disaster for some Gold Star families, but it’s a symptom of a larger problem
This year's tax code had an immediate financial impact on many Gold Star families, but it may be an indicator of a much bigger problem.
New York governor to order free in-state college tuition for Gold Star families
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said he'll order the state to immediately provide free college tuition to families of military service members killed anywhere in the line of...
Gold Star spouses can lose financial assistance if they remarry, but veterans in Congress hope to change that
"[T]o not be able to remarry, to lose benefits, seems unfair."
Watch Airport Travelers Stop To Sing ‘Star Spangled Banner’ To The Children Of Fallen Service Members
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Travelers in Nashville International Airport came to a complete stop Saturday to sing to a plane full … Continued
My Son Was Killed In Iraq. I Found Closure With The Marines Who Were With Him When He Died
On the weekend of the 13th anniversary of my son’s death in combat in Iraq, I traveled across the continent … Continued
A Military Widow ‘Bachelorette?’ What Could Go Wrong?
Editor’s Note: This article by Amy Bushatz originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and … Continued
This University Is Officially Waiving Tuition For The Children Of Fallen Troops
Starting this fall, the University of Memphis will waive tuition costs for children of fallen service members using the Folds … Continued
ISIS Wants You To Watch US Troops Dying. Is That News? I Don’t Think So
Last night, scrolling through my Facebook feed, I came across a Change.org petition many of my military buddies had signed … Continued
A Powerful Look At How Gold Star Families Mourn Their Fallen Kin
Photographer Inbal Abergil remembers her confusion the first time a friend invited her to the beach for Memorial Day, shortly … Continued
John Kelly Was Surprised Trump Shared His Son’s Combat Death Story
The Marine general was ambushed — by his commander-in-chief. White House chief of staff John Kelly was caught off guard … Continued