2021 MFLS Survey

Now Closed

The 2021 Military Family Lifestyle Survey is now closed. We look forward to sharing the results in early 2022!

La Encuesta sobre el Estilo de Vida de las Familias Militares del 2021 ya está cerrada. ¡Esperamos poder compartir los resultados a principios de 2022!

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Moving with the Military:
June Newsletter

"I'd just landed my dream job! And then we got orders to move. You know the feeling, right? Moving with the military can be great for adventure and new experiences. But when a move comes with short notice or leads to an unexpected place..."

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Blue Star Museums is Back

From May 15th - September 6th, the nation's active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve, and their families, will receive free admission to museums across the country thanks to this collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

Blue Star Families’ annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS) has been providing a comprehensive understanding of the experiences and challenges encountered by military families since 2009. The latest findings are now available!

CCIS: A Social Impact Model

Learn how the Blue Star Families Chapter model has improved military families sense of belonging in their local communities.

Racial Equity Initiative (REI)

"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.

EVENTS

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Calendar of Events

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Creative Writing Workshop

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Creative Writing Workshop

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Families Serve, Too!

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IMPACT

1 mil+

Use our programs and resources each year

$83 mil+

Value of benefits accessed by military families

11

Chapters Nationwide

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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.