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April 2022

Gold Star Spouses Day

April 5, 2022
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 5 of April, repeating until April 5, 2030

The terms “Gold Star family,” and “Gold Star Spouses,” and “Gold Star Wives” traditionally refer to the surviving loved ones of military members killed in the line of duty in combat. “Gold Star Wives Day” was created to honor these loved ones. As with many things in American culture, it can take time for our institutions to catch up with society, which is why over time the word “wives” in the name of the remembrance has been replaced by the…

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April 2023

Gold Star Spouses Day

April 5, 2023
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 5 of April, repeating until April 5, 2030

The terms “Gold Star family,” and “Gold Star Spouses,” and “Gold Star Wives” traditionally refer to the surviving loved ones of military members killed in the line of duty in combat. “Gold Star Wives Day” was created to honor these loved ones. As with many things in American culture, it can take time for our institutions to catch up with society, which is why over time the word “wives” in the name of the remembrance has been replaced by the…

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