The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) Sailors give a guided tour of their ship to Navy Gold Star Program family members. The program is dedicated to giving support to families of active-duty service members who have passed away. Navy Gold Star is an inclusive program – regardless of your loved one’s military branch, location, or manner of death. The Gold Star program is commitment to Gold Star families regardless of the branch of service, they provide you with support and help you locate your branch’s survivor services. Navy Gold Star support coordinators provide dedicated outreach and support when, and for as long as, you desire. Navy Gold Star coordinators are located all over the United States and are ready to help in any way they can.