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The Gold Star: An honor no one wants
April 8, 2022
Gold Star families

Gold Star survivor becomes Bronze Star recipient
January 27, 2021

A pilot’s pilot: Honoring Capt. Mark “Tyler” Voss and his Gold Star family
October 21, 2020
Capt. Mark “Tyler” Voss, far right, with his family for Christmas in 2012.

A Gold Star to remember for 433rd AW member
September 27, 2020
Tech. Sgt. Joseph Perez, 26th Aerial Port Squadron ramp services supervisor, visits the grave of his father Sept. 25, 2020, with his family at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison)

Survivors find easier access to Army installations
March 12, 2020

Air Force hosts Gold Star and Surviving Family Members summit
May 9, 2019
Dawn Goldfein, spouse of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David L. Goldfein, provided opening remarks to surviving family members at the first Air Force Gold Star and Surviving Families Summit, in Shalimar, Florida, April 30, 2019. The event focused on sharing information, listening and advancing support for surviving family members.

Gold Star survivors are part of Air Force family tree
September 28, 2017
Gold Star families are survivors of military service members who lost their lives during armed hostilities, acts of terrorism and certain deployments. The Air Force’s Gold Star program provides enhanced support and outreach for the lifetime of each survivor.

Commentary: that gold star doesn't represent a person's rank
May 25, 2016
A gold star flag hangs in a window,
indicating a family member from that home died in service to the nation.