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September 29, 2011

So You Want to Sell or Fundraise for a Living?

Posted 10:15AM on September 29 2011 by Deb Kloeppel | User Comments (21) Categories: MSCCN | Tags: Military spouse career, Military spouse corporate career network, Msccn

More sage advice from our friends at Military Spouse Corporate Career Network. Even if you are not actively on the hunt for a job, check out this piece -- words of wisdom that we can all take into our jobs.

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September 28, 2011

Run Milkids Run!

Posted 15:24PM on September 28 2011 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (22) Categories: press releases | Tags: Army 10 miler, Military kids, Operation honor cards, Pentagon

Grab your runners milkids and head out to the Army 10 miler ... but don't fret, you don't have to run the WHOLE ten miles but you DO have to read about Operation Honor Cards and why this program is all-out awesome! 

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September 27, 2011

Seeing Dollar Signs

Posted 07:27AM on September 27 2011 by Vivian Greentree | User Comments (19) Categories: Vivian Greentree | Tags: 90-10 rule, Gi bill, Predatory for profit colleges, Va

Blue Star Families is joining ranks with other organizations looking at predatory for-profit universities - as some of them are treating our service members as veritable cash machines.  Read this important letter and share your experiences. 

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September 26, 2011

All I didn’t know about suicide

Posted 04:42AM on September 26 2011 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (25) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin, Suicide Prevention | Tags: David rudd, Military suicide, Suicide prevention, Veterans crisis line

Rebekah Sanderlin tackles a difficult subject - suicide prevention - but does so with such grace and dignity.  This is a must-read for all vets, and their families.  

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September 23, 2011

Operation Find A Babysitter

Posted 09:00AM on September 23 2011 by Kristina Doss | User Comments (23) Categories: Guest Contributor

All dressed up AND somewhere to go!  Hooray, it's date night!  Now, let Kristina Doss give you the scoop on finding a babysitter so you can paint the town red.

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September 22, 2011

The Happiest Place on Earth ... Some Tips

Posted 12:54PM on September 22 2011 by Michelle Galvez | User Comments (26) Categories: Michelle Galvez | Tags: Disney, Michelle galvez, Military discount

Many folks have heart palpitations just thinking about amusement parks. Fear not, our Michelle Galvez has some great tips and ideas to help you get through the dreaded visit!

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September 21, 2011

WAY Cool Blue Star Kids!

Posted 23:19PM on September 21 2011 by Blue Star Families | User Comments (37) Tags: Blue star museums, Military kids, Way cool creativity contest

Congratulations to all the Blue Star Families Way Cool Creativity Contest entrants!  Check out the winners here!

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September 21, 2011

Happy New Year Film: A Review

Posted 17:13PM on September 21 2011 by Molly Blake | User Comments (108) Categories: Molly Blake | Tags: Happy new year film, K. lorell manning, Michael cuomo, Molly blake

In Happy New Year, Michael Cuomo plays a former Marine struggling with more than just physical injuries. Read a review here. 

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September 15, 2011

President Pushes for Veteran and Military Spouse Hiring Incentives

Posted 11:41AM on September 15 2011 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (22) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin | Tags: Jobs act, Returning heroes tax credit, Unemployed veterans, Wounded warrior tax credit

With one million veterans out of work, President Obama is taking notice and responding with an unparalleled jobs act.  Read more here ...

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September 14, 2011

A Small Step for Man ... A Giant Leap for the Blake Girls

Posted 15:07PM on September 14 2011 by Molly Blake | User Comments (10) Categories: Blue Star Museums, Molly Blake | Tags: Blue star musuems, Challenger space center

A journey through space for a final Blue Star Museum troupe from Arizona.  Read on ...

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