The Silver Star Families of America is non-political, non-partisan, and we do not support or endorse any political candidates. We organized to support our wounded military service members (active and/or veterans), their families, and to promote patriotism.
Affiliation of any organization with The Silver Star Families of America is not implied. Any links provided on this website are expressly for the use of those who visit here and do not constitute agreement or endorsement of any views or opinions expressed by this site or any other site linked from or to The Silver Star Families of America.
Non-federal entities (NFEs) are prohibited from using DoD personnel in
their official capacities, DoD resources that may be identified as a DoD
resource, or images of such personnel and resources, in commercial,
advertising, marketing, or promotional activities (15 USC 45(a) and
1125, 10 USC 771, and DoDI 1334.1). DoD resources include any DoD
images of DoD personnel in their military uniform, and DoD material,
insignia, seals, medals, logos, or similar items.
This is the website of The Silver Star Families of America
and our postal address is:
The Silver Star Families of America
525 Cave Hollow Rd
Clever, MO 65631-6313
Online Information Collected
The Silver Star Families of America collects personal information (full name, mailing address, phone #, and email address) online from those visiting our site for the purposes of becoming a member of our organization, sponsoring a Silver Star Banner for our wounded heroes, and/or leaving a message on our site's Message Board.
How Your Personal Information Collected Is Used
Unless you otherwise consent, we will use your personal information only for the purpose for which it is submitted, such as to reply to your emails, to register you as a member of our organization, or to process donation requests for your participation in any of our programs. At anytime you may request your personal information from any of our lists (membership, donations, and newsletter) or wish to send comments or have a problem with any information appearing on our web site CONTACT US SSFOA restricts access to personal information to those who need such access in the course of their duties, such as Banner requests, purchases from the SSFOA store, and membership information. Your own efforts to protect against unauthorized access play an important role in protecting the security of your personal information. SSFOA may have links to other outside web sites that we do not control. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these sites, and users should check those policies on such sites. If you have any questions or concerns, please CONTACT US
How Your Information May Be Shared
The Silver Star Families of America does not share your personal information to anyone outside of our organization except as defined below, nor do we sell or rent your personal information.
The only time that your personal information might be shared outside of our organization would be under the following circumstances:
•Where release is required by law (for example, a subpoena) or regulation or is requested by a government agency; •Where our records or a message is left on our Message Board indicates that someone may be engaged in fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices that a governmental agency should be made aware of; •To appropriate persons, where your communication suggests possible harm to others.
Keeping Your Personal Information Accurate
If your personal information changes or you would like to review the personal information we may have on file, please email us with the new information or your review request at Webmaster. Let us also know what led to your submission of personal information (became a SSFOA member, sponsored a banner, made a donation, or requested our newsletter), so that we quickly locate your information.
Computer Tracking and Cookies
The Silver Star Families of America website is not set up to electronically track, collect, or distribute personal information not entered by visitors. Our site logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our site. This information is used for internal purposes, but we cannot identify the visitor or the visitor's address.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. The Silver Star Families of America uses non-identifying cookies to provide easier site navigation and access to forms. You can still use our site if your browser is set to reject cooks. Our cookies do not generate personal data, does not read personal data from your machine, and are never tied to anything that could be used to identify you.
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The Silver Star Families of America is a non-partisan, not-for-profit charitable organization committed to supporting the United States wounded and ill military members and Veterans from all wars, past and present, and honoring their sacrifice with Silver Star Banners.Content within this web site is the sole property of The Silver Star Families of America"All photos and letters sent to the SSFOA become the property of the organization to be used in any way we deem appropriate."
* DISCLAIMER: Award and/or Photos in no way imply that the DoD or CENTCOM endorse The Silver Star Families of America. It is the SSFOA intention to honor General Petraeus for his outstanding leadership that has directly impacted the care and well being of the wounded and ill members of the USA Armed Forces.
SSFOA reserves the right to conduct the day to day business of the organization as they deem appropriate. SSFOA does not and can not offer monetary or legal assistance, due to the nature of our IRS filings, it is a violation of our by-laws and mission, SSFOA cannot assist anyone in this manner.
While the SSFOA attempts to exercise due care, we are not responsible for the performance, accuracy or content of external links or individuals we offer as referrals. All materials, ideas, projects etc made for the SSFOA while you are a member becomes SSFOA property. State Coordinators and Reps will be chosen at the discretion of SSFOA National Headquarters. SSFOA is an all volunteer 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit public charity organization. Proceeds go toward the purchase of Silver Star Banners and wounded, ill and dying assistance programs, less than 5% for administration. See SSFOA Financial Page See your tax advisor. For more info on deductions see: http://apps2.irs.gov/charities/contributors/index.html Questions/Comments Pertaining To This Web site CONTACT US