Blue Star Stories

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

December 2020 Newsletter

December 3, 2020

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!

November 13, 2020

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

October 31, 2020

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.

October 23, 2020

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

October 6, 2020

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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MilSpouse Matters Podcast: Have you lost your job or been furloughed during the pandemic?

October 5, 2020

Have you lost your job or been furloughed during the pandemic? Facing financial difficulties due to PCS move delays or extra expenses? This episode is for you! From Milspouse Matters…

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Plugged In: How Military Teens Can Connect in Their New Communities

October 1, 2020

By Matthew Oh, co-founder of Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen Military teens are a lot like the smartphones we hold so dear. We possess many unique “apps”, experiences, and abilities…

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Thank You, Military, for a Good Night’s Sleep!

October 1, 2020

Our good friends over at Sleep Number know that next month is Military Family Appreciation Month. And they want to say “Thanks!” to the folks who keep Americans safe and…

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Help Us Recognize a #MilFam Member Who’s Endured Murphy’s Law of Deployment

September 29, 2020

It doesn’t take long as a military family member to learn about Murphy’s Law … Murphy’s Law of deployment that is. Anything that can break will break. Or, more generally,…

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