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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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Op-Ed: Closing the Civilian Awareness Gap

Real Clear Defense has published an op-ed authored by Blue Star Families CEO Kathy Roth-Douquet which describes the lack of civilian awareness of the challenges and sacrifices that come with military family life, and how closing the awareness gap will enrich our communities and strengthen our nation. You can read the full article at http://bluestarfam.us/rcd-civilian-awareness-gap.

Honoring Our Heroes and Their Loved Ones This Memorial Day

The last Monday in May is a solemn one, particularly for those whose loved ones have sacrificed their lives for our nation’s freedom. Memorial Day was originally celebrated as Decoration Day, and it was proclaimed in 1868 by General John Logan, who had been a Northern commander in the Civil War. The day was intended […]

Deployed Service Member Surprises His Wife!

CONGRATULATIONS to First Sergeant Jackson and his wife Stacy in Fort Campbell, KY, winners of the Blue Star Families Sleep Number Military Spouse Appreciation Sweepstakes! Supporting the Global War on Terrorism, First Sergeant Jackson is currently deployed in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa. “At the conclusion of this tour, I will have been deployed in a […]