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January 17, 2013

Operation Honor Corps Twitter Photo Contest!

Posted 12:00PM on January 17 2013 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (18) Categories: Contests | Tags: Blue star families, National day of service fair, National mall, Operation honor corps, Starbucks

Are you going to the National Mall for the National Day of Service Fair?  (I sure hope so..) We've got a contest for you and a Starbucks-tastic prize! >>>

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December 17, 2012

The Great Military Elf Holiday Smackdown is ON!

Posted 14:08PM on December 17 2012 by Molly Blake | User Comments (48) Categories: Contests | Tags: Blue star families, Elf on the shelf, Militaryelf, Pinterest

The military elf photos are in and it's time to re-pin your favorite ones ... the #militaryelf with the most re-pins WINS!  

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December 05, 2012

The Great Military Elf Holiday Smackdown: Pinterest Contest

Posted 09:32AM on December 05 2012 by Molly Blake | User Comments (33) Categories: Contests, Molly Blake | Tags: #militaryelf, Blue star families, Elf on the shelf ideas, Pinterest

Ready for another giveaway ... channel your Pinspiration and win cash and of course bragging rights.  

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May 17, 2012

Meet the 2012 Essay Winners

Posted 17:21PM on May 17 2012 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (17) Categories: Contests | Tags: Blue star families, Essay contest winners

Congratulations to the 2012 Essay Contest winners who shared what book they like to read with their families!  Read on to see the winners!  BRAVO

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May 17, 2012

Blue Star Families’ Books on Bases essay contest winners announced

Posted 17:20PM on May 17 2012 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (13) Categories: Contests | Tags: Blue star families, Books on bases

What do The Lorax, Peter Pan, and a mouse have in common?  Click here to find out! 

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October 13, 2011

"Blue Lightning" Takes Contest by Storm!

Posted 12:45PM on October 13 2011 by Regina Galvin | User Comments (22) Categories: Contests, press releases | Tags: Army, Blue star families, Blue star museums, Military families, Museum of glass

How the daughter of one deployed soldier turned a Blue Star Museum visit into award-winning art! 

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May 22, 2011

"Daddy Dolls Rule!"

Posted 12:36PM on May 22 2011 by Abigale M. | User Comments (97) Categories: Contests | Tags: Contest, Military child essay contest, Military families, Military family, Military kids

Our friend Abigale loves being a military kid and for good reason:  She gets to rock a Daddy Doll!  Thanks Abigale, you are our second place winner for grades k-1 and your post is wonderful.  Thanks for sharing!

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May 20, 2011

"I Am More Responsible Now"

Posted 09:58AM on May 20 2011 by Amieya F. | User Comments (10) Categories: Contests | Tags: Contest, Military child essay contest, Military families, Military kids

Here's another incredible essay!  Enjoy

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May 19, 2011

Appreciation!

Morgan, our First Place winner for grades 4-5 appreciates her Devil Dog dad.  Want to know why?  Well she tells us in this wonderful write-up ... an honest look at life through her eyes.  Congratulations Morgan. We appreciate you too! 

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May 19, 2011

No Call

You will need a tissue for this one ... Zachary, our Military Child Essay Contest Second Place Winner for grades 4-5, tells us about the lonely nights without his dad.  We have been at war for more than a decade and military children, like Zachary, are experiencing these emotional roller coasters all over the globe.  We are thankful for their service too.  Zachary - thank you!

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