Latest News from Blue Star Families

New Mobile App to Expand Support for Military Families

May 19, 2016 by Bethany Harrell

Blue Star Families works with Verve to reach military families no matter where they are. SAN DIEGO, CA – May 19, 2016 – Blue Star Families (BSF), an organization that provides free resources, services, and opportunities to more than 1.5 million military family members, hopes to connect with more military families by reaching them on […]

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Blue Star Families Joins First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to Support Hiring and Training Military Spouses

May 16, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2016 Washington, DC –Blue Star Families (BSF) was recognized by the First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden as one of more than 50 companies that have pledged to hire and train veterans and military spouses during the fifth anniversary celebration of their Joining Forces initiative at the White […]

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Blue Star Families Launches the 2016 annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey

April 26, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Military community is asked to participate San Diego, CA – Blue Star Families announces the launch of the 2016 annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS), available online now at bluestarfam.org/survey. The largest of its kind, the aMFLS is one of the most important resources for information about the current state of the military community and […]

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Blue Star Theatres & The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ Imaginary Theatre Company Presented Event for Military Families

February 9, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

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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Blue Star Families Hosts Books on Bases Event for Military Families in California

January 30, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

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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United Health Foundation and Blue Star Families Launch Initiative to Leverage Technology to Train and Support Military Caregivers

January 27, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

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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Blue Star Families and Clinton Health Matters Initiative Announce Blue Star SpouseForce

January 25, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

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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Blue Star Families’ Sixth Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey Reveals Increasing Uncertainty for All-Volunteer Force

October 28, 2015 by Jenny Felsen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2015 National survey identifies key aspects of military life to better support the sustainability of military families and service members  Washington, DC – Military families are much like their civilian neighbors. Many need dual incomes to meet their financial goals; are concerned about pay and benefits; worry about childcare and […]

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Blue Star Families, USAA, and Facebook Release Online Safety Guide for Military Families

February 25, 2015 by Jenny Felsen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 25, 2015 Facebook, Blue Star Families and USAA teamed up and released an online safety guide designed specifically for military families. The guide provides information on the safety policies and tools Facebook provides to help service members connect and share with friends and family while maintaining their personal safety. Facebook worked closely […]

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