GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A Greensboro mother whose son died during combat was honored Tuesday night.
Members of the New Garden Moose Lodge presented Debbie Halstead with a Killed In Action (KIA) flag during a cookout.
Sgt. Nicholas Gibbs, Halstead's son, was killed in 2006 while serving in Iraq.
Halstead became a Gold Star Mother because of her son's sacrifice. The Gold Star Mothers is a national organization of moms whose children died while they serving their country.
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