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February 06, 2014

Suicide Among Milfams to be Tracked

The Pentagon's Defense Suicide Prevention Office hopes Congress will begin tracking suicides among spouses, siblings, and parents. Our survey will do this. Read more

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December 09, 2013

Hiring MBA's? You Should Be Looking at NCO's

Posted 11:59AM on December 09 2013 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (37) Tags: Colonel david sutherland, Employment, Military families, Nco's blue star famiies

Col. David Sutherland (Ret.), who commanded a combat brigade in Iraq, has served as special assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He writes in Forbes about non-commissioned officers and their attributes >>> 

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December 03, 2013

Thanksgiving Families .... all of them!

Posted 08:59AM on December 03 2013 by Jennifer Pilcher | User Comments (25) Categories: Jennifer Pilcher | Tags: Everyone serves, Jennifer pilcher, Military families

Jennifer Pilcher reminds us about our families, our many different families and how we all support each other.  #everyoneserves

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November 13, 2013

Amy Regan Sings for Veterans

Posted 11:45AM on November 13 2013 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (1423) Categories: press releases | Tags: America, Amy regan, Beck, Blue star families, Here's my boy, Military families

Amy Regan's version of "America, Here's My Boy" is a beautiful and moving song from Beck Hansen's Song Reader project. Rolling Stone magazine premiered the video this week for a campaign that runs through New Years Day. 100% of proceeds go to Blue Star Families!

 

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November 07, 2013

VWISE: Apply today for the January conference

Posted 06:36AM on November 07 2013 by Molly Blake | User Comments (2) Categories: Conferences | Tags: Military families, Military spouse entreprenuers, Vwise

Women veterans and military spouses have a unique opportunity to participate in a program called VWISE. It's all about entrepreneurship, ideas and reaching your goals. Read more ... 

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November 06, 2013

BSF and BOB ... October Highlights!

Posted 09:51AM on November 06 2013 by Molly Blake | User Comments (1238) Categories: Books on Bases, Molly Blake | Tags: Blue star families, Books on bases, Military families, Volunteer

While the leaves were a-changin', our volunteers were hard at work spreading the BSF love through Books on Bases events and more. Check out our October highlights! >>> 

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November 05, 2013

Caregivers Empowering Caregivers: Workshop 11/18

Posted 09:48AM on November 05 2013 by Molly Blake | User Comments (32) Tags: Blue star families, Caregivers empowering caregivers, Cec, Military families

Are you a caregiver? Know someone who is caring for a veteran or service member?  This is for that incredibly special person. Read more about a unique new workshop just for caregivers! 

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November 04, 2013

4 Reasons Why You Should Beef Up Your Military Transition Fund

Posted 09:43AM on November 04 2013 by JJ Montanaro | User Comments (14) Categories: USAA | Tags: Blue star families, Military families, Transition fund, Usaa

Getting out of the military?  Scary and exciting at the same time. A few tips from our friends at USAA to ease the financial fears! 

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October 31, 2013

How Will You Honor Vets & milfams this Veteran's Day?

Operation Honor Corps and Operation Appreciation have teamed up to encourage individuals, groups, and businesses to host a letter writing party in honor of Veterans Day. Read how you can participate. 

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October 28, 2013

We're hitting the airwaves!

Posted 14:38PM on October 28 2013 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (22) Categories: Molly Blake | Tags: Blue star families, Everyone serves, Military families

The Everyone Serves book is the handbook that you've been waiting for ... check out this cool commercial for it.  

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