Little Rock AR Project - Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in Little Rock, Arkansas. The committee is currently forming and fundraising initiatives are being planned. The Gold Star Families Memorial Monument is to be located on the state Capitol grounds.

March 2, 2017 at 1 p.m.
Arkansas Capitol Grounds

View bill signing photo gallery

Dwight Witcher (Project Chairman), Paul Garrett, and John Smallwood,are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument Project, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation.

Committee members:

Gold Star Mother Deborah Johnson
Bubba Beason
Paul Garrett
Jeff Marshall
John Smallwood
Dwight Whitcher


To learn more about donating to the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact Dwight Witcher, Marine Corps League, Sidney S. McMath Detachment 532 Email:

The National Project Manager is Mike King, Secretary, HWWMOHF Email:

To make a contribution for this particular project click on the donate tab at the bottom of this page.

A Gold Star family is a wife, husband, mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, parent through adoption, foster parents who stand or stood in loco parentis, children, stepchildren, children through adoption, brothers, sisters, half brothers, half sisters, aunts, uncles, grandchildren and grandparents of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States that sacrificed their life for our way of life and the American flag under which they served. The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody’ Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal or Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMC- Florida

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Little Rock AR project.