Today is Gold Star Wives Day as proclaimed by TN officials

Today is Gold Star Wives Day as proclaimed by TN officials

Posted: Friday, April 5, 2013 12:15 pm
By: By the Associated Press

The Messenger 04.05.13

NASHVILLE (AP) — This is Gold Star Wives Day in Tennessee.
Gov. Bill Haslam and state Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder announced April 5 as a day to honor spouses of military service members who died on duty or as the result of service-connected disabilities.
Gold Star Wives of America Inc., is a Con-gressional chartered, nonprofit organization.
created by the war widows of World War II in the State of New York on December 18, 1945.  Eleanor Roosevelt was a member of one of the 15 signers of the original Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. papers.

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