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Blue Star Neighbor Starbucks Honors MilFams with Yellow Ribbon Trees Across the Country

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or, at least that’s how the song goes.  But for many military families, the holiday season isn’t filled with happiness and cheer.…

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AT&T Awards BSF with a $50,000 Grant to Further Empower Military Families Nationwide

We’re proud to announce that AT&T will be awarding a $50,000 grant in support of Blue Star Families’ Spouseforce program, which connects military spouses to employment opportunities in their communities. The…

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The Latest on Communication During Deployment

TL;DR: Communicate supportively with your children while you are deployed – regardless of whether you can speak to them often or only rarely. “Uprooting and separating families or forcing them…

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From Intern to 20-Year Employee as a Military Spouse!

AT&T is proud to hire veterans and their family members and to support training and skills-building programs that put veterans on the path to career success. As AT&T celebrates achieving…

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Meet 3 Volunteers Who Are Grateful for BSF Volunteer Opportunities

As William Arthur Ward once said, “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” And if you don’t know by now, we really…

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5 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays Without Breaking the Bank

As the song goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.”  For many families, it’s also the busiest and most expensive. Gifts, travel, entertainment, food – it all adds…

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7 Thanksgiving Traditions to Make The Holidays Your Own as a Military Family

It’s almost that time again when families come together to share in the best meal of the year. But for military families? Well, you already know that this time of…

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The True Story of Our Veterans: Challenges of the Military Transition to Civilian Life

In our 2018 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, 47% of veteran family respondents reported that their overall transition experience was “difficult” or “very difficult.” We found that service members and their…

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Attend a Free Styling Session and win a $100 maurices gift card!

Did you know it’s Military Family Appreciation Month?! To celebrate, we’ve teamed up with an awesome #BlueStarNeighbor who want to say a big THANK YOU to our military families.   Maybe…

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How Blue Star Families Celebrates Military Family Month Year-Round

It’s November. And you know what that means, right? Military Family Month! Technically, we dedicate every month, day, and week to showing our appreciation for and supporting our nation’s military…

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