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Inaugural Welcome Week Offers Key Support to Military Families

At the end of each summer, hundreds of thousands of military families begin their journey to new duty stations across the world. In any ordinary year, the typical transition challenges…

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San Diego County Supervisor, District 2

Two candidates are competing for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors’ District 2 seat held for 28 years by Dianne Jacob: former state Sen. Joel Anderson, who represented the…

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WAVY.COM: Blue Star Survey Open to Military Service Members and their Families

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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AARP encourages Alabama service members and their families to complete survey

The Blue Star Families organization is partnering with AARP nationally to promote participation in a survey that will help identify and explore the issues that face service members, veterans, and…

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MILSPOUSE MATTERS PODCAST: Have you lost your job or been furloughed during the pandemic?

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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San Antonio’s USAA Bank receives failing grade from bank regulator

San Antonio-based USAA Federal Savings Bank has received a failing grade from a bank regulator over evidence of “discriminatory or other illegal credit practices.” The Office of the Comptroller of…

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Blue Star Families Launches 11th Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey; Calls on Hispanic and Black Military Families to Participate through October 16th, 2020

Blue Star Families (BSF), a non-profit dedicated to supporting military families and strengthening communities across the United States, has launched the 11th annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS). For six…

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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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Project Military Hunger Relief to help 400 local veterans and families with care packages

Hill Air Force Base volunteers and local community members are assembling a week’s worth of complimentary packaged food, fresh produce, and personal care items for 400 local veterans, active-duty military…

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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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