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Presidential Volunteer Service Awards for Blue Star Families in 2020

Nothing Can Stop These Dedicated Volunteers Blue Star Families volunteers do it all—from planning special events to helping us tell their Blue Star Families stories, and leading activities for military…

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Meet Madeline: Month Of The Military Child

Meet Madeline: Month Of The Military Child Meet Madeline. She’s a #MilKid whose great grandfather served in the Marine Corps, and grandfather and dad served in the Navy. Madeline is…

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Need a Hand Organizing A Homeschool Space For Your MilFam?

Need a Hand Organizing A Homeschool Space For Your MilFam? Military life is problematic because it’s unpredictable. Things like frequent moves put massive stress on the entire family unit. To…

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Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd With Your Family!

Spring has sprung, and that means Earth Day (Thursday, April 22) is just around the corner! Did you know there were very few laws protecting the environment in the United…

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Blue Star Community Changemaker: Meet Mitch

Blue Star Community Changemaker: Meet Mitch Delivered by CSX Pride in Service Did you know that only one in four active-duty family respondents told Blue Star Families in the 2020…

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Meet Kathleen: Month of the Military Child

Meet Kathleen: Month of the Military Child Meet Kathleen. She grew up as a Milkid, and now she’s a Blue Star Families fellow doing big things. Both of Kathleen’s parents…

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A Virtual Survey Release & Connecting Communities

Did you know that only 27% of active-duty family respondents feel a sense of belonging in their local civilian community? Understanding how military families are feeling is just the first…

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Blue Star Families and Boeing Give Military Families Access to Rosie Riveters’ STEM Program in D.C. Region

Blue Star Families and Boeing Give Military Families Access to Rosie Riveters’ STEM Program in D.C. Region Have you heard about Rosie Riveters’ program? Blue Star Families, in partnership with…

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Last year, life changed for all of us.

It’s been one year since COVID-19 was declared a global health emergency — within a week Blue Star Families launched a major initiative to help you through it. Under the…

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Meet Hannah: #BSFBeatCOVID19

Meet Hannah: #BSFBeatCOVID19 Meet Hannah. She and her husband are Army veterans. Today, Hannah serves in the Army Reserve and she’s also a labor and delivery nurse and mom to…

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