Posts by Bethany Harrell

Blue Star Families’ Seventh Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey Reveals The All-Volunteer Force At A Crossroads

Pay, Retirement and Spouse Employment Top List of Concerns for Military Families Washington, DC – Financial issues of military pay, changes to retirement benefits, and military spouse employment are the top concerns among military families, according to the 2016 Blue Star Families (BSF) annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS) released today.   However, quality of…

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Blue Star Theatres and Seattle Children’s Theatre Present Event for Military Families

New York, NY – Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, and Blue Star Families, the country’s largest chapter-based military families non-profit organization, are pleased to announce that on Saturday, November 19, a Blue Star Theatres event will be held at 4:00 p.m. PT by Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT), 201 Thomas Street, Seattle,…

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Blue Star Theatres and La Jolla Playhouse Present Event for Military Families

Blue Star Theatres Now Includes Over 150 Theatres Nationwide New York, NY – Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, and Blue Star Families, the country’s largest chapter-based military families non-profit organization, are pleased to announce that on Saturday, October 29, a Blue Star Theatres event will be held from 2:00–4:00 pm PT…

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Blue Star Families awarded $900,000 to help military spouses find employment

Grant from the Schultz Family Foundation to support programs connecting military spouses to career and networking opportunities Washington, DC – Blue Star Families has been selected as the recipient of a $900,000 grant from the Schultz Family Foundation to connect military spouses with employers and careers. Spouses of military service members possess a unique ability…

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Summer Reading Contest

This is a convenient, virtual summer reading program that allows parents to track their child’s reading over the summer, no matter where you are in the world! Plus, there are prizes!

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BSF Media Mentions for May 2016

We have been making headlines on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and more. We wrapped up our Annual Military Lifestyle Survey, released a study on Military Spouse unemployment, and we launched Blue Star Museums for the summer. Check it out!

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