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  Meet Amy: #BSFBeatCOVID19

  Meet Amy: #BSFBeatCOVID19 Meet Amy. She’s an Army spouse, mom of two, and a registered nurse. Throughout her career, Amy has worked in a number of diverse nursing roles—from pediatric…

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Meet Leah: #BSFBeatCOVID19

Meet Leah: #BSFBeatCOVID19 Meet Leah. She’s a Navy spouse, mom of two, and Blue Star Families staff member. Since the pandemic, she’s faced an especially difficult road, with her husband…

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Blue Star Community Changemaker: Meet Erica

Blue Star Community Changemaker: Meet Erica Delivered by CSX Pride in Service   Did you know that 22% of military spouses are unemployed? That’s three times higher than the national…

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January 2021 Newsletter

PCS Prep with Lauren Lauren, a certified professional organizer and Army spouse, took over our Facebook page to give her best organizing tips and tricks for #PCSPrep. Watch her video…

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Honoring Service Members at Starbucks this Holiday Season

2020 has been quite the year. While we all knew the holidays would likely look different this year, one thing hasn’t changed: Many military families are once again spending the…

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December 2020 Newsletter

Help Us Make a Difference in 2021 As we close out this crazy year of twists and turns, I hope you’ll consider including Blue Star Families among the charities you…

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Movies Anywhere Brings Military Families Together for Movie Night!

Serving in the military often requires long bouts of time away for deployments, training missions, and temporary duty assignments. During their military service, service members and their families often endure…

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November 2020 Newsletter

Just wanted to wish you a happy Fall, happy Halloween, and welcome to Autumn! I wanted to take a second to say how thankful I am for all of you!…

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Keeping veterans and their families connected through Blue Star Families outreach.

Blue Star Families is proud to support and partner with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. This long-standing relationship, and now a formalized partnership, will bring much needed resources to…

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WAVY.COM: Blue Star Survey Open to Military Service Members and their Families

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A national nonprofit organization is seeking input from military members and their families on several important issues, including education, spouse employment and the coronavirus. Blue Star…

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