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San Juan County Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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All donations made from this link will be designated for the San Juan County Gold Star Families Memorial monument in Farmington New Mexico.

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in San Juan New Mexico.

Groundbreaking was held on June 27, 2019.

Site location:

All Veterans Memorial Plaza
Berg Park
South Tucker Avenue and River Road
Farmington NM 87401

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the groundbreaking and/or dedication celebrations.

Gary Smouse and Martin Caddell are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

Honorary Board Members
Gary Smouse
Martin Caddell
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Committee Members
Gerri Sue Roberts (Gold Star Family)
Clayton Roberts (Gold Star Family)
Jeanette Yazzie (Gold Star Family)
Sally Bramhall - Armed Forces Support
Melissa Meechan - Outreach Coordinator
Brent Garcia - Documentary/Marketing
Jamie Church- Community Liaison
Ashley Ritter - Events Coordinator
Karen Stevens - Treasurer
Brad Ballard - Construction

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMCD - Florida)

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Woody Williams Foundation of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.

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