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As a national nonprofit serving members of the military, veterans, and their families, Blue Star Families condemns the acts of violence this past week against the Constitutionally-prescribed processes and officers of our nation.

We abhor both the acts and the encouragement that resulted in the forceful entry and looting of the seat of the federal legislative branch of our government and the threatening of...

Join Us for MLK Jr Day of Service!

Blue Star Families is proud to partner with the Inauguration Committee and provide a way for you to thank and celebrate a Service member and their families.

Racial Equity Initiative (REI)

The Blue Star Families’ Racial Equity Initiative is an important first step for our military families of color. Through five impact areas—Research & Advocacy, Training, Leadership, Collaboration, and Community Impact—the initiative will gather new resources and focus the energy of Blue Star Families and a broad assembly of corporate, foundation, and nonprofit partners.

Fortinet Cybersecurity Training

Interested in a career in cybersecurity or enhancing your skills? Fortinet, the #1 Cybersecurity company in the world, is offering Blue Star Families members FREE online/self-paced cybersecurity training from Fortinet’s Network Security Academy (FNSA) Program.

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Wed 20

Mother Goose on the Loose

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Fri 22

Blue Star Families of Dayton “Flyer Talk Friday”

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EST
Fri 29

Blue Star Families of Dayton “Flyer Talk Friday”

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EST
Sun 31

Virtual Vision Board Party

January 31 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST

STORIES

January 2021 Newsletter

PCS Prep with Lauren Lauren, a certified professional organizer and Army spouse, took over our Facebook page to give her best organizing tips and tricks for #PCSPrep. Watch her video…

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Millions of Americans Face Food Insecurity. The Biden Administration Must Make Helping Them a Priority

 As 2020 draws to a close, and as we break bread with our loved ones this holiday season, we might consider turning our thoughts and prayers towards our neighbors who…

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New Initiative to Tackle Racial Inequality Faced by Military Families

The nonprofit Blue Star Families recently debuted a million-dollar Racial Equity Initiative to diversify the military- and veteran-service organization communities and ensure that military families of color feel connected, included,…

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What We Do

Founded in 2009 by military spouses with you in mind, we empower military families to thrive by connecting them with their civilian neighbors – both people and organizations – to create strong communities of support.

IMPACT

1 mil+

Use our programs and resources each year

$83 mil+

Value of benefits accessed by military families

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Chapters Nationwide

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Military families give their all to keep us safe.

Let's return the favor.

Military families are extremely proud to serve our country and work hard to stay strong while facing the added burdens of military life. What keeps them strong is support from all of us - their community neighbors.

When our men and women in uniform know that their families have the support of caring neighbors, they can have the peace of mind to focus on the work of keeping us all safe. And their families will have the opportunity to not just get by, but to thrive. That's what being a neighbor is all about.

We're all stronger when we take care of each other.