Blue Star Stories

Welcome to our blog where you'll find the stories from the lives of our Blue Star Families.

5 Meaningful Ways To Honor Military Appreciation Month

May 1, 2022

5 Meaningful Ways To Honor Military Appreciation Month  Military Appreciation Month kicks off today, Sunday, May 1st!  To honor the men and women — and their families — currently serving…

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Military Kids, Childhood Food Insecurity, and Resources to Help

April 8, 2022

Military Kids, Childhood Food Insecurity, and Resources to Help Military children are the highlight of the month of April. When military families serve around the world, military kids serve, too–moving…

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Blue Star Families Partners with Kids in Parks, Giving You Yet Another Reason to Get Outside

April 1, 2022

Blue Star Families Partners with Kids in Parks, Giving You Yet Another Reason to Get Outside When was the last time you intentionally got outside as a family? As a…

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Ranger Betty: Shaping Stories and Inspiring the Next Generation of Trailblazers

March 28, 2022

Ranger Betty: Shaping Stories and Inspiring the Next Generation of Trailblazers Our national parks tell the stories of people, communities, and movements while connecting us to the lands we call…

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Announcing Verano Bilingue Summer 2022 with Spouseforce, powered by Blue Star Careers

March 28, 2022

Announcing Verano Bilingue Summer 2022 with Spouseforce, powered by Blue Star Careers Professional development opportunities for bilingual/Latinx/Hispanic military spouses Did you know?  According to Blue Star Families’ Social Impact Research…

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When Data Supports the Experiences: Blue Star Families’ Social Impact Report

March 21, 2022

When Data Supports the Experiences: Blue Star Families’ Social Impact Report As part of Blue Star Families’ Racial Equity & Inclusion Initiative (REI), the organization hosted a virtual two-day event…

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Celebrate Black History with Your Child(ren)

February 22, 2022

Celebrate Black History with Your Child(ren) Written by JP Morgan Chase and Co. DEPLOY Fellow, Brittney Aladetohun Famous historian and author Dr. Carter G. Woodson is best known as the…

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Bestpitch Ferry Bridge in Dorchester County, MD along the Harriet Tubman Byway in mid-day

Celebrating Black Outdoor Leaders and Organizations

February 15, 2022

Celebrating Black Outdoor Leaders and Organizations By: Nicole Rawlinson, Blue Star Outdoors DEPLOY Fellow ‘Mirrors and windows’ is a phrase that often comes up in my line of work. What…

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Reducing Financial Pressure: Financial Resources and WIC Information for Military Families

February 15, 2022

Reducing Financial Pressure: Financial Resources and WIC Information for Military Families Various factors influence food insecurity, and one of the most frustrating excuses for the presence of food insecurity is…

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