Blue Star Stories

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

Meet Kathleen: Month of the Military Child

April 7, 2021

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

April 6, 2021

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

March 26, 2021

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.

March 18, 2021

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

March 15, 2021

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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BeatCOVID-19 Meet Amy

  Meet Amy: #BSFBeatCOVID19

March 15, 2021

  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

March 15, 2021

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

March 11, 2021

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

December 31, 2020

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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