Keeping A Fallen Soldier's Memory Alive

Published 05/26 2014 03:50PM

Updated 05/26 2014 03:54PM

On this Memorial Day the Army is highlighting one of the ways military survivors can make others aware of their sacrifice - they're called gold star pins.

They are small lapel pins that have a powerful meaning - helping keep the memory of fallen soldiers front and center.

The Army is also using social media to help raise awareness – families are invited to share images of their loved ones at  To learn more, visit


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