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November 08, 2013

Blue Star Families Advocates for Military Families’ Financial Security

Posted 09:13AM on November 08 2013 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (14) Categories: Vivian Greentree | Tags: Blue star families, Financial security, Milfams, Vivian greentree

Dr. Vivian Greentree offered expert testimony on military families’ financial concerns before the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission.

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March 20, 2013

Introducing Blue Star Scholarship

Posted 12:26PM on March 20 2013 by Molly Blake | User Comments (97) Categories: Vivian Greentree | Tags: Blue star scholarship

By connecting military spouses with online degree programs, Blue Star Scholarship enhances education and career prospects that families can take with them wherever they go. Learn about Blue Star Scholarship now! 

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January 08, 2013

Blue Star Spouse Networks Launches!

Hiring Our Heroes is partnering with Blue Star Families to launch three ground-breaking peer-to-peer spouse networks for educators, health care professionals and entrepreneurs.  Our networks will give military spouses the power to organize and change their careers for the better!  Learn more … 

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October 01, 2012

Introducing Blue Star Families new Deputy Director of Research and Policy

Posted 06:46AM on October 01 2012 by Molly Blake | User Comments (3) Categories: Vivian Greentree | Tags: Blue star families, Research and policy

The Blue Star Families team is pleased to announce the newest addition to our team.  

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September 11, 2012

Milspouse Job Hunters!

Posted 06:54AM on September 11 2012 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (0) Categories: Spouse Issues, Vivian Greentree | Tags: Blue star families, Milspouse employment, Opn

Ready to pound the pavement for a job?  First things first - get that resume ready and learn some helpful networking tips at an upcoming employment session.  BSF will be there to get you started. 

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May 18, 2012

Facebook Live Panel Tackles PTS, Other Issues Facing Military Families

In case you missed it last week, check out Dr. Vivian Greentree, Blue Star Families' Director of Research and Policy, on Facebook Live last week discussing the issues facing military families and veterans today. For more information on the BSF 2012 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, visit our Policy page.

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May 10, 2012

Family Matters Blog: Interstate Compacts Ease School Transitions

Georgia has joined many other states in recognizing the challenges that military families face - especially when it comes to our children's education.  Read more here ... 

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March 09, 2012

Blue Star Families Celebrates the Military Child Outside

Posted 07:21AM on March 09 2012 by Vivian Greentree | User Comments (0) Categories: Vivian Greentree | Tags: Month of the military child, Sierra club, Vivian greentree

We just love collaborating with folks who want nothing more than to support military families.  And the Sierra Club is doing just that with a cool new event on April 1.  Check it! 

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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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August 18, 2011

Impact: Commonalities found in the legacies left behind

Posted 05:22AM on August 18 2011 by Vivian Greentree | User Comments (2) Categories: Vivian Greentree | Tags: Hampton roads, Military families, Vivian greentree

Vivian Greentree writes about the power of a legacy.  Read on ...

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