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

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!

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

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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October 2020 Newsletter

#BSFSurvey Is Open Until October 16 Last chance! The 2020 Military Family Lifestyle Survey is closing on October 16th. Make sure you share your voice here, so you can empower…

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How You Can Commit to Being a Neighbor Military Families Can Count On

By: Constance Milstein The resiliency of our nation’s service members and their families never ceases to amaze me. I feel close to military families, particularly through my association with Blue…

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Introducing the Inaugural Blue Star Welcome Week: 4 Things You’ll Want to Know

Have you heard the news? We’ve had one busy summer, and now we’re gearing up to kick off the inaugural Blue Star Welcome Week from Monday, September 28th – Friday,…

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AMERICAN MILSPOUSE PODCAST: Meet Jessica S.

Episode Description This week I had the pleasure of talking with Dr. Jessica Strong. She is an Army spouse and the co-director of applied research at Blue Star Families. BSF…

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September 2020 Newsletter

Save the Date for the #BSFSurvey Calling all military families! Starting September 8, we’re opening up fielding for our 11th annual fielding Military Family Lifestyle Survey. Will you pledge to…

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Introducing Blue Star Families’ Tampa Chapter: A BTS Look at the Launch Event

Guess what? We’ve welcomed yet another Chapter to our family!  That’s right. If you haven’t heard the news we’ve excitedly been sharing on social media, we’d like to introduce you…

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Here’s How You Can Help Us Welcome Military Families New to Your Community

Here at Blue Star Families, we believe we’re all stronger when we take care of one another, which is even more important now than ever. And our trusted Blue Star…

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