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Salute to Distinction Award Winner: Amse Heck

The Blue Star Families Salute to Distinction Award Program recognizes outstanding volunteers who demonstrate exemplary service to military families and further the Blue Star Families mission within their respective communities. It is our pleasure to announce the 2017 Salute to Distinction Quarter 3 Award Winner: Amse Heck, Chapter Director, Washington DC. Amse’s nominators repeatedly commented […]

Honoring Service Members: Starbucks Yellow Ribbon Trees

During the 2016 holiday season, with the help of Design & Source Productions and Starbucks, Blue Star Families Volunteers set up Yellow Ribbon Trees in Starbucks Military Family Stores across the country. Visitors to each store were invited to personalize Yellow Ribbon ornaments with the name of a loved one who would be away for […]

National Guard and Reserve Families: Go Get Your ID Card!

Story by Christina Smith Are you a National Guard or Reserve family member without a valid military ID?  Do you think you will have plenty of time to get one if needed for a deployment?  Don’t put it off any longer! You never know when your service member will be deployed. This is especially true […]