The Gold Star Mothers Day Ceremony was held on Saturday at Sherrill Park. The ceremony brought together Gold Star Mothers, families and wives to remember the countless sons and daughters lost in battle.

The Veterans Band of Corpus Christi hosted the ceremony and the Corpus Christi Mayor's Committee for Veterans Affairs sponsored the event.

United States Navy Chaplan LTJG William 'Billy' Hardision gave the invocation and benediction, followed by the ceremony's guest speaker, Vietnam Gold Sister Rosie Cortez-Perez.

Mayor Nelda Martinez was also in attendance, and delivered words of honor to the families.