Gold Star Stories

Stories, photos and videos of love and hope from Gold Star Families. This is the 'online' version of the Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial Museum, located at 200 Riverfront Drive in Marseilles, Il. If you would like to share stories, images or videos of your soldier, please email

Private Isaac Cortez: U.S. Post Office

REPUBLISHED FROM THE BRONX TIMES His motto was Go Big, Or Go Home. Army Private Second Class Issac Cortes, killed in Iraq in a roadside attack on his Humvee 100 miles north of Baghdad in November 2007, will now be remembered in a really big way in his Parkchester community. The 26-year-old solider was memorialized […]

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