Sons and Daughters In Touch is an all-volunteer, national support organization committed to uniting the Gold Star sons and daughters of American servicemen who were killed, or who remain missing, as a result of the Vietnam War. In addition, our membership includes family members and many military veterans who served with our fathers -- all dedicated to furthering the mission of SDIT.

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National Memorial Day Concert – May 26

National Memorial Day Concert – May 26

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, DC. The annual star-studded event features musical and dramatic performances, appearances from America’s military leaders, and salutes to the fallen and their surviving Gold Star Families. This year, one story will spotlight a friendship that has stretched from the battlefields of SE […]

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Memorial Day at ‘The Wall’

Memorial Day at ‘The Wall’

On May 27, two Gold Star Daughters will deliver keynote addresses as part of the annual Memorial Day commemoration at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Brigadier General Sharon Bannister (a medical doctor in the USAF), and her sister Rebecca Rusch (who is an accomplished athlete and adventurer) will be the featured speakers at the 1 pm […]

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May 2018: Families of Fallen Carry On Tradition of Resilience on Memorial Day

May 2018: Families of Fallen Carry On Tradition of Resilience on Memorial Day

Each Memorial Day, Americans honor those whom we cannot personally thank: the soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. History suggests that Memorial Day had its beginnings in Mississippi, where women decorated the graves of Confederate and Union soldiers killed during the Civil War. Ever since Memorial Day commemorations […]

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