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Blue Star
 Families

We empower families to thrive as they serve. We are committed to strengthening military families by connecting them with their neighbors to create vibrant communities of mutual support.

How did we do in helping your family navigate the challenges of 2022?

Please take our short survey to let us know how we did! BONUS: Complete the survey by 12/15 and enter to win one of five $100 gift cards!

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This holiday season, will you pledge your support for military families and join the fight to combat military hunger? Donate today!

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Find resources to navigate life after service — whether you are at the beginning of your transition or years down the road.

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BLUE STAR WELCOME WEEK 2022

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What a journey! Catch the replay of our Journey to Welcome during the biggest week of the year. We hope to see you next year during Blue Star Welcome Week as we build a greater sense of community for military and Veteran families everywhere!

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Looking for the inside scoop on the latest Blue Star Families has to offer military families? Visit the Neighborhood to find out about our upcoming events, get connected to a local chapter, access your FREE benefits, and so much more!

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One Way Veteran & Military Families Can Save Big on Your Holiday Groceries at Amazon

December 1, 2022

Did you know? In a 2020 study, one in seven enlisted military families reported experiencing food insecurity. Now more than ever, with the rising cost…

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Secretary of the Navy, Carlos Del Toro, poses in front of the Dog Tag Bakery table, sampling a dessert.

Celebration Serves Up New Favorites, Toasts Lifetime Friends

November 28, 2022

Can Celebration get any more magical? It’s a question fitting for a night that was put on pause for two years due to the COVID-19…

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Warm hearts. Cozy. Joyful. 

What words describe your holiday season? While I hope “bah humbug” isn’t the first that jumps to mind, I know this time of year can be a real challenge for many military families – especially if you’re missing loved ones, whether due to distance or deployment.

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Military Family Facts

RELOCATION

SENSE OF BELONGING

WELCOME

54%

received hard orders two months or less before relocating

44%

do not feel a sense of belonging to their local civilian community

49%

feel welcome in their local civilian community

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