WEST POINT, N.Y. - (May 19, 2016) - Ms. Donna Yurista, a Gold Star Mother, received an Honor and Remembrance Flag in a ceremony hosted by the West Point Army Community Service Survivor Outreach Services, May 17.

West Point Army Community Service Survivor Outreach Services in partnership with the Military Order of the Purple Heart and other Gold Star Mothers, gathered to honor the legacy of Marine Captain Trevor Yurista, killed in action in Now Zad, Afghanistan, October 27, 2008. Richard Gerbeth, Chapter President for the Military Order of the Purple Heart, presided over the ceremony.

The Honor and Remembrance Flag serves as a reminder to all Americans of the lives lost in defense of our national freedoms.