January 2021 Newsletter

Published: December 31, 2020

PCS Prep with Lauren

PCS Prep Kit

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 and enter for a chance to receive one of ten $100 Container Store gift cards!


Seeking Spanish-Speaking Military Spouses

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Spanish-speaking military families, we see you. For the first time, in 2021 the Blue Star Families’ annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey will be fielded in both English and Spanish. We are seeking eight Spanish-speaking military family members for a focus group to provide guidance on issues that need to be addressed and feedback on survey translation. Register here, and receive a $50 gift card for your participation in the focus group. Spaces are limited, sign up today!


DEPLOY Fellows

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Are you interested in a DEPLOY Fellowship? This program seeks to train and develop a new cohort of racially diverse leaders for MSOs and VSOs through a one-year chapter or national-based role with Blue Star Families. Applications open January 6, 2021. Please visit Blue Star Families Job Opportunities for more information.


CVN Stress and Worry Module

Cohen Veterans Network Stress Module

Cohen Veterans Network understands the unique challenges our veteran and military families face. In this difficult time, they want you to know resources are available. At Blue Star Families, we have created a free online education course to help you reduce stress and worry in your life. Check it out today.


Rosie Riveter Careers Webinar


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Blue Star Careers is proud to introduce you to the Rosie Riveters, a fantastic organization that provides a fun space for girls ages 4-14 to imagine, create, and play while developing their skills in STEM. Help us inspire the next generation of STEM leaders and join our next Careers webinar on January 13.  Find out how you can be involved and take advantage of these unique career opportunities!


blue star families partner spotlight

We’d like to thank the following sponsors for their support of Blue Star Families!

booz allen hamiltonlaurie m tisch illumination fundrobert r. mccormick foundation