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Frequent moves, deployments, and transitions can make it hard for military families to establish strong, trusted networks. We bridge the gap between military family communities and the general public. Through our partnerships, Blue Star Families provides free resources, services, and opportunities to more than 1.5 million military family members—making military life more sustainable.

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President’s Volunteer Service Award – 2016

Congratulations to the Blue Star Families volunteers who have earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award for 2016! A personal message to you from Kathy Roth-Duquet, Blue Star Families Founder & CEO: PVSA Background: The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) is the country’s premier volunteer awards program, encouraging citizens to live a life of service through […]

Blue Star Families launches the 2017 Military Family Lifestyle Survey

  Military community is asked to participate San Diego, CA – Blue Star Families announces the launch of the 2017 Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS), available online now at bluestarfam.org/survey. The survey is a yearly snapshot of the state of military families, offering crucial insight and data to help inform national leaders, local communities, and philanthropic […]

What this former military kid wants you to know

My co-workers, predominantly military spouses, often worry about the effect a deployment or PCS will have on their kids. I don’t have children myself, but having grown up as a military kid, I can share my own experience. Here’s what you should know: Deployments are hard, but pizza is good.  My dad rushed from the […]