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December 19, 2013

Now what?

Posted 10:24AM on December 19 2013 by Molly Blake | User Comments (17) Categories: Molly Blake | Tags: Blue star families, Financial readiness, Molly blake, Taking the high road, Vivian greentree

The Ryan-Murray Budget deal has passed. Now what? We wrote about it ... and are hoping military families use this chance to make some smart financial decisions. It's the silver lining approach. 

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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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July 24, 2013

Disrupt with Karen Finney

Posted 10:43AM on July 24 2013 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (25) Tags: Blue star families, Disrupt with karen finney, Vivian greentree

Check out Vivian Greentree on MSNBC's Disrupt with Karen Finney.  She's talking jobs and communication for vets and milspouses!  

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May 09, 2012

Live Online Panel with Facebook

Posted 08:50AM on May 09 2012 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (1) Categories: Molly Blake | Tags: 2012 military family lifestyle survey, Blue star familes, Facebook, Joel kaplan, Vivian greentree

Join us for a Live online panel with Facebook leadership as we discuss the 2012 Military Lifestyle Survey Results.  This is one event you don't want to miss! 

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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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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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July 10, 2011

Navy Wife Applauds Military Spouse Employment Program

Posted 15:47PM on July 10 2011 by Vivian Greentree | User Comments (7) Categories: Vivian Greentree | Tags: Employment, Military spouse employment, Vivian greentree

The Military Spouse Employment Partnership is designed to help military spouses access career resources and connect with corporations who are ready to help spouses explore career options for their mobile lifestyles.  Vivian Greentree tells us why this program is long overdue and overwhelmingly awesome!

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June 14, 2011

Family Matters Blog: The Perfect Father's Day Gift

Posted 20:12PM on June 14 2011 by Vivian Greentree | User Comments (16) Categories: Vivian Greentree | Tags: Father's day, Military family, Vivian greentree

My kids count the days by "sleeps" ... so here goes:  FOUR sleeps until Father's Day!  Let our very own Vivian Greentree share her tips for a great-gift giving extravaganza! 

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June 02, 2011

"We are stronger when we work together!"

Vivian Greentree is heading to the National Conference on Volunteerism and Service.  She gives us the skinny on why volunteering helps us all!   Soldier on Viv!

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March 10, 2011

In Defense Of ROTC

Posted 20:44PM on March 10 2011 by Vivian Greentree | User Comments (19) Categories: veterans, Vivian Greentree | Tags: Rotc, Va, Vantage point, Veterans, Vivian greentree

I suppose I should first lay my biases on the table. I am a proud military spouse and a former Supply Officer in the Navy. I am also a doctoral student working on my dissertation in public administration.

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