Military Specialty Plates and Placards
Under Act 635. The Department of Finance and Administration is authorized to issue one (1) Gold Star Family special license plate to an applicant who establishes upon initial application that he or she is a family member of a deceased service member recognized by the United States Department of Defense. A “deceased service member” is defined as a member of the United States Armed Forces who was killed or died in the honorable performance of his or her duty within one (1) year of receiving a service-connected injury or contracting a service-connected illness.
Issued to an Arkansas resident who has been awarded the Purple Heart Medal while serving in the U.S. Armed forces.Â One (1) plate issued to the eligible Arkansas resident may be reissued to his or her surviving spouse at the regular registration fee for the vehicle.