Category Archives: orphans

Some Gold Star orphans left without any military assistance under current benefits rules

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After Gold Star wife Cheryl Lankford was diagnosed with cancer, she spent the final few months of her life working to make sure that military health and financial benefits for her 15-year-old son, Jonathan Jr., wouldn’t die with her. “If she hadn’t done that, I wouldn’t have known where to start,” said Erika Alleyne, Lankford’s […]

Some Gold Star orphans left without any military assistance under current benefits rules

some-gold-star-orphans-left-without-any-military-assistance-under-current-benefits-rules

After Gold Star wife Cheryl Lankford was diagnosed with cancer, she spent the final few months of her life working to make sure that military health and financial benefits for her 15-year-old son, Jonathan Jr., wouldn’t die with her. “If she hadn’t done that, I wouldn’t have known where to start,” said Erika Alleyne, Lankford’s […]

Some Gold Star orphans left without any military assistance under current benefits rules

some-gold-star-orphans-left-without-any-military-assistance-under-current-benefits-rules

After Gold Star wife Cheryl Lankford was diagnosed with cancer, she spent the final few months of her life working to make sure that military health and financial benefits for her 15-year-old son, Jonathan Jr., wouldn’t die with her. “If she hadn’t done that, I wouldn’t have known where to start,” said Erika Alleyne, Lankford’s […]