22 mai 2019

Aberdeen Proving Ground unveils monument in honor of Gold Star families


(Tribune News Service) — Amber Baum gasped when the cover was pulled back, revealing a sculpted “battlefield cross” on top of a three-tiered pedestal honoring local Gold Star families whose loved ones were killed in the line of duty while serving in the military. Baum, 33, of Abingdon, is one of those Gold Star survivors. Her late husband, Army Sgt. Ryan J. Baum, was killed in action May 18, 2007, while serving in Iraq. Baum, herself a former Army medic, attended the unveiling of the [...]