VFW Post 2462 Pasadena, Maryland

VFW Post 2462

GOLD STAR MOTHER'S DAY

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Sunday September 24, 2017 All Day
Annually on September 24

Congress, via Senate Joint Resolution 115 on June 23, 1936 (Amended in 1985) designated the last Sunday in September as Gold Star Mother's Day.

A Gold Star Lapel Pin distinguishes mothers and fathers who have lost a sone or daughter while serving in wartime.  A purple background signifies a battlefield death.