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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August 12, 2011

Gold Star Peace Garden: A Place of Remembrance

Posted 10:00AM on August 12 2011 by Abigail Geiger | User Comments (14) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Army, Gold star mother

One mother mourns her son and then honors him with a living memorial.  Read more ...

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October 27, 2010

Ask the Milies: New Army wife info for Flores23

Posted 19:36PM on October 27 2010 by Jacqueline Goodrich | User Comments (20) Categories: Ask the Milies, Jacqueline de Moore Goodrich, Spouse Issues | Tags: Army, Ask the milies, Jacqueline goodrich, Military spouse

Hello everyone... I have been engaged to my soldier for about 2 years and we are finally tying the knot next year after he gets back from deployment. Now I would like as much information for a new army wife as possible.

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June 10, 2010

Field Artillery CSM Makes a Difference in His Soldier's Lives

Posted 23:07PM on June 10 2010 by MAJ Stephen Holt | User Comments (1) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Army, Public service, Vietnam

The Vietnam War had a tremendous impact on the lives of many people, especially following the fall of Saigon in April 1975.  In particular, the war impacted Command Sgt. Maj. Hai Dang and his Family, who emigrated to the U.S. following the war’s end.

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March 31, 2010

Blue Star Families Welcomes New Executive Director

Posted 21:35PM on March 31 2010 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (11) Categories: Stephanie Himel-Nelson | Tags: Army, Executive director, Operation homefront, Veterans innovation center, West point

Blue Star Families is pleased to announce that Mark D. Smith has joined our team as Acting Executive Director.  Smith is an Army veteran, former West Point professor, a past President and CEO of Operation Homefront and the former Director of Strategy and Development for the Veterans Innovation Center.  Welcome, Mar

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February 10, 2010 Seeks Writers & Bloggers for Paid Position

Posted 21:30PM on February 10 2010 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (19) Categories: Stephanie Himel-Nelson | Tags: Army, Education, Jobs

UPDATE: The application process is now closed. Thank you to eveyone who applied. is recruiting freelance writers and bloggers!

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November 05, 2009

BSF Reacts to the Ft. Hood Shootings

Posted 17:58PM on November 05 2009 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (1) Categories: news, Stephanie Himel-Nelson | Tags: Army, Ft. hood, Nidal hasan, Operation appreciation, Sgt. kimberly munley, Shooting

The men, women and children of Blue Star Families extend their heartfelt sympathy to the soldiers and the families of Fort Hood during this difficult time. We trust that the love and care that military families truly feel for each other - particularly in times of tragedy - will find a path to shine through these dark days for our stalwart United States Army.

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