Blue Star Families Blog

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#WeAreBSF: Realizing My Dream Career

August 29, 2017 by Kellie Gunderman

An Inspiring Career Success Story by Military Spouse Ashley Hayes Blue Star Families is proud to support military families through our research and programming, and also through remote and portable employment opportunities. Our staff team is located all over the country and the world, wherever military families are stationed. Get to know us through our […]

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How You Can Help The Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

August 29, 2017 by Kellie Gunderman

As emergency service crews and volunteers work tirelessly to pull individuals and families from the floodwaters, the rest of America is sending their thoughts and prayers to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The evacuations caused by Hurricane Harvey have prompted thousands of Texans to abandon their homes. Many left with nothing more than the clothes […]

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#WeAreBSF: How Did I End Up Here?

August 29, 2017 by Kellie Gunderman

One summer as a nanny. One year as a nursery worker. Two years teaching. Six months as a tutor. Three years at Blue Star Families. Blue Star Families is proud to support military families through our research and programming, and also through remote and portable employment opportunities. Our staff team is located all over the country […]

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Art Museums – They’re Not Just For The Artsy!

August 22, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

Our Blue Star Families Community Engagement & Training Manager, Leah Love, recently visited one of the many Blue Star Museums that offers FREE admission to Military Families! Read about her experience to the Art Institute of Chicago!   Once when I was 8 years old, my parents dragged me to an art museum in France. […]

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Hello from your new SD Regional Director

July 11, 2017 by Crystal Gates

July 2017 Hello San Diego Blue Star Families Community! I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. I am sure I spoke to you at some point during an event you may have attended when you signed up to be a member of our wonderful community here in San Diego, if not, I hope […]

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Blue Star Families launches the 2017 Military Family Lifestyle Survey

April 26, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

  Military community is asked to participate San Diego, CA – Blue Star Families announces the launch of the 2017 Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS), available online now at bluestarfam.org/survey. The survey is a yearly snapshot of the state of military families, offering crucial insight and data to help inform national leaders, local communities, and philanthropic […]

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Meet a Scrappy Milspouse

December 14, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

by: Kelly Wilson As we know all too well, the military lifestyle can be challenging in ways different from those we experienced in our prior civilian lives. We regularly read articles about ourselves that outline exactly why our lifestyle makes family and career success evasive. The truth, however, is that a silver lining truly does […]

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BSF Member Highlight -SpouseForce

November 21, 2016 by Kelley Babbs

As a military spouse, I have changed careers or “hats” with almost every move we’ve made. My degree is in education, and I had thought that a career in that field would ease the transition process. As my fellow spouses in the fields of nursing and education will probably tell you…not exactly. Two years ago, […]

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Sometimes Dreams Do Come True, At Least As Far As Duty Stations Go!

November 7, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Author: Leah Love Four years ago, my husband and I celebrated as we’d just found out a dream of ours had come true- we were going to be stationed in our hometown of Ann Arbor, Michigan- we were coming home! Now most of you may think this is an odd place for an active duty […]

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

October 31, 2016 by Bethany Harrell

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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