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Though an “invisible injury”, PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder becomes visible when “triggered”. In simple terms, a PTSD Trigger is a particular sight, smell, or sound that sets off a cascade of symptoms, many of which vary between each person. Before your eyes, your family member goes on alert, they may have a surge of…

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It is our pleasure to announce the 2015 Salute to Distinction Quarter 4 Award Winner: Elizabeth…

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Financial literacy, financial capability, financial understanding.
Whatever the name…

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You’ve heard this before, but listening – really listening – is important. We don’t mean…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2016 CONTACTS: Gus Schulenburg| [email protected] | 212-609-5955 Bana Miller | [email protected] | 910-578-4841  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, presented a Blue Star Theatres event for military families on Sunday, January…

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Fort MacArthur, CA (January 30, 2016) – U.S. military children and their parents stationed throughout the greater Los Angeles area participated in a Blue Star Families’ Books on Bases program today, coordinated with support from Disney. During the event, which included a surprise guest appearance from Mickey Mouse, Blue Star Families and Disney VoluntEARS engaged military children…

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Panel discussion on Capitol Hill brings together experts to discuss caregiver challenges, policies, research and opportunities to inform pilot program development Funding is part of United Health Foundation’s “Better Health for All” initiative WASHINGTON, D.C.  (January 27, 2016) – Military and veteran experts and caregivers discussed unique military caregiver challenges and opportunities on Capitol Hill today…

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SpouseForce will provide Salesforce Administrator training and other career resources to military spouses Partnership to address unemployment and underemployment disparities facing military spouses La Quinta, CA – At the 5th Annual Health Matters Activation Summit today, Blue Star Families (BSF) and the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI), an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, announced a…

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For most Americans, the six weeks from Thanksgiving through New Year’s is a festive time of celebration, fun and family. Parties, community events, shopping, and all of the great food are what the holidays have come to mean. But for caregivers, this time can be trying, challenging and stressful. Living with and caring for a…

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