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November 22, 2013

Q+A with Kathy Roth-Douquet, Blue Star Families CEO!

Posted 10:18AM on November 22 2013 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (3) Categories: Kathy Roth-Douquet | Tags: Kathy roth-douquet, Kevin webb, True blue inclusion

Check out a unique one-to-one conversation with Kathy Roth-Douquet and True Blue Inclusion 

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November 22, 2012

Trouble on the Home Front

Posted 16:04PM on November 22 2012 by Kathy Roth-Douquet | User Comments (23) Categories: Kathy Roth-Douquet | Tags: Blue star families, Foreign policy, Lifestyle survey

A must read that needs no introduction - take a minute to read this and then pass it to your friends and family.  

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June 08, 2012

President Clinton announces progress of "Got Your 6"

Posted 11:57AM on June 08 2012 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (48) Categories: Kathy Roth-Douquet | Tags: Blue star families, Clinton global inititiative, Got your six

President Clinton announced the progress of the “Got Your 6 Campaign,” a Commitment to Action focused on veterans, which developed out of CGI America 2011.

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December 17, 2011

The Scientific Study of the Military Child

Posted 10:57AM on December 17 2011 by Kathy Roth-Douquet | User Comments (275) Categories: Kathy Roth-Douquet | Tags: Deployments, Joining forces, Kathy roth-douquet, Military children

Kathy Roth-Douquet, BSF CEO, has a guest blog post on the Joining Forces site.  We've re-posted this important piece here.  Read on about how our military children are faring through this time of war. 

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May 23, 2011

"Going Places with Blue Star Museums"

Kathy Roth-Douquet's children want to go back to the Met and she's not about to turn them down!  Thanks to Blue Star Museums, she and countless other military folks can visit the Met and thousands of other museums, exhibits, art and science centers and more for free.  We've been waiting patiently all year and it's finally here! 

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April 13, 2011

Blue Star Families Chair Testifies Before Senate Armed Services Committee

Blue Star Families co-founder and Chairman of the Board, Kathy Roth-Douquet, is testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee this afternoon.  Her testimony on the challenges facing military families follows.
Thank you, Senator Webb, Senator Graham, and members of the subcommittee for inviting us here to speak to you today.

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January 25, 2011

A Military Child's View of the President's New Initiative for Military Families

My dad just got back from one year at war in Afghanistan.  I know that for someone who's not part of a military family this might sound unimaginable, but for me it's part of my life.  Since I'm only 12, this war and the things that come with it are the only thing I've ever known.

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January 24, 2011

President Announces New Programs for Military Families

Today President Obama announced 50 new programs for military families in a news conference with Mrs. Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. The announcement comes as the culmination of a presidential directive and the findings of the Military Family Interagency Committee, created in 2010 to institutionalize support for military families as a national security priority.

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September 07, 2010

Blue Star Museums - What a Great Summer!

by Kathy Roth-Douquet

What a summer this has been for military families, thanks to the Blue Star Museum program! My kids and I travelled up the east coast late June through early August, stopping at museums along the way. The exhibits themselves were wonderful, great for any American family. But there was something very special for us as a military family, in every place that we went. We felt welcome, and even more, we felt reflected in what we saw.

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August 31, 2010

Friends, Family & Musuems

Posted 14:08PM on August 31 2010 by Sophie Roth-Douquet | User Comments (8) Categories: Blue Star Museums, Guest Contributor, Kathy Roth-Douquet | Tags: Metropolitan museum of art, Sophie roth-douquet

This summer my family is going on a huge road trip. The theme of our road trip is friends, family and museums. This blog is about the museums we visited on our road trip. The museum I'm going to tell you about is the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has been my favorite museum so far. While visiting some friends in New York we decided to stop by the Met.

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