Gold Star Family

Gold Star Mission Run helps families grieve and honor fallen soldiers

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Servicemen and women risk their lives everyday for our country. When they die in the line of duty, some families say it’s their duty to carry on their legacy. “I don’t want their names, not just my son’s name, but their names to be forgotten because they…...

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Gold Star 500 bicyclists take rest stop at Mattoon armory

MATTOON — Bicyclists who are pedaling across Illinois as part of the second annual Gold Star 500 took a late morning rest stop on Thursday at the Illinois Army National Guard armory in Mattoon. DAVE FOPAY, JOURNAL GAZETTE & TIMES-COURIER Gold Star Mission spokeswoman Trish Russell said the 35 bicyclists…...

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