America’s Gold Star Families is very excited to welcome Lt. Col. Mike Strobl (ret.), USMC, as our guest speaker at this year’s third annual Commemoration. This year’s event includes Commemoration, Grief Seminar, private showing of the HBO film Taking Chance ending with a Celebration of Life that evening. See full details on Events Page.

Thank you to this year’s Sponsors who make it all possible!



United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Harvey A. Slepian

Caliber Home Loans

Senator Dave Koehler

Rotherham & Company, P,D,

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jack McManus

Congressman Darin LaHood

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Les Bergsten



Thank you to the Village of Peoria Heights for turning the Tower Park Fountain to ‘gold’ in honor of families of the fallen!

Gold FountainJoin us Saturday August 13, 2016 as we dedicate the first Gold Star Memorial Marker in Illinois. Tower Park, Peoria Heights, Illinois 10:00 am. The public is invited rain or shine. For more information call 309-231-5090.

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