Upcoming Gold Star Family Day With Legacy Panel

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Veterans History Project at The Library of Congress

Gold Star Family Day with Legacy Panel

WHO: The Library of Congress Veterans History Project (VHP)

WHAT: NewDay USA, America’s leading veteran mortgage lender, is co-sponsoring an event to commemorate National Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day. A panel of distinguished experts will discuss how families and organizations can honor the legacy of United States military members who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country.



Emmy Award winning news correspondent, author and host of the PBS documentary “American Medevac” Mort Dean will moderate the panel. Executive Chairman of NewDay USA, Rear Admiral Thomas C. Lynch, USN (Ret.) will offer his testimony. Also attending is NewDay USA CEO Rob Posner and a representative of the NewDay USA Foundation.

Other panelists include Gold Star spouse, founder of Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), US Air Force Reserve veteran and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Bonnie Carroll; president of American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. Becky Christmas; friend of NewDay USA, president of the Georgia Military College Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell, IV, USA (Ret.); vice president of the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation Dale Egan; and US Army veteran and Gold Star sibling Jenine Melton.

The discussion will include ways to better educate the public about “Gold Star,” and how our nation can honor the sacrifices made by those service members and their families. The United States began recognizing “Gold Star Mother’s Day” in 1936.

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Whittall Pavilion of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.

About NewDay USA

NewDay USA’s mission focuses on assisting the veteran and active duty military community. NewDay USA team members volunteer hundreds of hours each year at a Maryland homeless shelter serving veterans, laying and retrieving wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery, washing veteran monuments in Washington, DC and on the National Mall. NewDay USA is a Platinum Sponsor of the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation, an active supporter of the Medal of Honor Foundation, and the USO.

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