Join NMFA in celebrating a major win for the widows of America’s service members. In the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act conference report released Monday, December 9, the conferees repealed a decades-old injustice that took money from the pockets of surviving spouses.
Words matter. When it comes to losing a service member, no one should ever say THAT.
With both sides of the aisle recently throwing military families into the political crosshairs, many Americans, and maybe even some military families, are hearing about Gold Star Families for the first time.
I’m a new Gold Star Mom. I’m just beginning this new journey of what that means to be a mother who has lost her child.