Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (04/11/2003)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on April 1, 2003. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Honors members of the U.S. armed forces and their families.

Encourages those families to proudly display the Blue Star Flag (symbolizing military service of a family member) or, if a family member has died during such service, the Gold Star.

Calls on all Americans to: (1) honor such members and their families; and (2) recognize the importance of and advance awareness of the Blue Star Flag and the Gold Star.