Gold Star Mothers' display unveiled at War Memorial

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A brand new Gold Star Mothers’ display was unveiled at the Onondaga County War Memorial on Thursday to honor those who have lost a child in combat.

The ceremony included a ribbon cutting on the new Gold Star Mothers’ display in Memorial Hall and remarks from the president of the New York State Gold Star Mothers, Carrie Farley.

“Onondaga County is eternally grateful for the sacrifice made by our veterans and their families and this display is a just a small token of our appreciation. Gold Star Mothers, Fathers and Families can know that they will have a permanent tribute to their sacrifice here at the War Memorial and the constant support of our community,” said county executive Joanie Mahoney. 

The unveiling coincided with the yearly commemoration of Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day which is the last Sunday in September.

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