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December 04, 2013

Mickey and Macdill ... a match made in heaven!

Posted 15:23PM on December 04 2013 by Molly Blake | User Comments (17) Tags: Blue star families, Books on bases, Disney, Military kids, The walt disney corporation

What do you get when you cross hundreds of military kids, Mickey Mouse and tons and tons of books?  Find out! >>> 

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November 25, 2013

Kickstarter Campaign: My Dad Reads to Me

Posted 09:01AM on November 25 2013 by Scott Warren | User Comments (21) Tags: Blue star families, Kickstarter campaigns, Military kids, My dad reads to me

Check out a Kickstarter campaign for My Dad Reads to Me, a mobile web app that helps keep parents and kids connected when one parent is far away.  

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August 13, 2013

Why I choose to intern with Blue Star Families

Posted 11:24AM on August 13 2013 by Morgan Mahlock | User Comments (12) Tags: Blue star families, Internship, Military kids, Morgan mahlock

Meet a milkid who spent the summer helping military families and is headed to Stanford University! 

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April 09, 2013

Q & A with "Operation Oleander" author Valerie Patterson

BSF is hosting another pinterest giveaway starting on April 11.  In honor of the Month of the Military Child, we've chosen a very cool book called "Operation Oleander." The author is a milkid herself -- her unique perspective helped inspire this amazing read.  

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January 25, 2012

DREAM Scholarships for Milkids

Posted 07:44AM on January 25 2012 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (19) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin | Tags: Dream, Military kids, Scholarships for military kids

I love the smell of a feel-good story in the morning!  DREAM big military kids and check out information on some scholarship money that's available to you!  

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December 13, 2011

Program to Promote Reading among Military Children Comes to NAS Jacksonville

Posted 21:21PM on December 13 2011 by Sheila Stevens | User Comments (11) Categories: press releases | Tags: Blue star families, Books on bases, Military kids, Nas jacksonville

Books on Bases is going south for the winter.  Children at Naval Air Station Jacksonville will get an early Christmas present from the Blue Star Families elves.  Read on ... 

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September 28, 2011

Run Milkids Run!

Posted 15:24PM on September 28 2011 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (22) Categories: press releases | Tags: Army 10 miler, Military kids, Operation honor cards, Pentagon

Grab your runners milkids and head out to the Army 10 miler ... but don't fret, you don't have to run the WHOLE ten miles but you DO have to read about Operation Honor Cards and why this program is all-out awesome! 

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September 21, 2011

WAY Cool Blue Star Kids!

Posted 23:19PM on September 21 2011 by Blue Star Families | User Comments (37) Tags: Blue star museums, Military kids, Way cool creativity contest

Congratulations to all the Blue Star Families Way Cool Creativity Contest entrants!  Check out the winners here!

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September 06, 2011

VOTE!!

Posted 10:46AM on September 06 2011 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (1) Categories: Blue Star Museums | Tags: Blue star museums, Creativity contest, Military kids

VOTE for the WAY coolest creativity contest entry!  Our Blue Star Museum kids have outdone themselves.  Check out the drawings, paintings, henna-type sparkles, and more ... Blue Star Families' kids are way cool, so get going and vote.

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July 18, 2011

WAY-COOL Creativity Contest

Posted 08:35AM on July 18 2011 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (12) Categories: Blue Star Museums | Tags: Blue star museums, Contest, Military kids

The Way-Cool Blue Star Museum Creativity Contest for kids ages 6-17 ... read on! 

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