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Want to kick off the 4th of July with a bang? We do. And that’s why we’re doing something BIG for military families this July! Not only are we celebrating America, but we’re also tipping our hat to you. Yes, YOU, the one who has sacrificed big and small for our country. All. Year. Long.…

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Museums Nationwide Participate in Tenth Summer of Blue Star Museums

Washington, DC—Celebrating the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families announce that museums nationwide have signed on to provide free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The 2019 program will begin earlier than in past years, starting on Saturday, May…

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Here are some surprising ways troops and vets can cut their student loan debt

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First published on Military Times. Editor’s note: The following commentary was contributed by Mike Saunders, Director of Military and Consumer Policy at the nonprofit group Veterans Education Success. The content may be edited for clarity, style and length. —————   Hundreds of thousands of veterans, service members and their families have student loans. But most of…

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March 2019 Newsletter

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Vet Tix Volunteer Recap Together Blue Star Volunteers and Vet Tix raised $233,000 at the Daytona 500 last month! Funds will be used to support veteran and active duty military families across the country. Our volunteers have all the fun… join them!    Women’s History Month Here are a few of the triumphant female black…

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For love and for country

By Kathy Roth-Douquet Two months ago, my husband read our children a bedtime story until the tears in his eyes blurred the page. My daughter took the book from him. “Daddy, I’ll finish it for you,” 7-year-old Sophie said. When she was done, my husband, Greg, rocked her and her younger brother, Charley, and held…

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Blue Star Museums 2016 Recap

Like the Olympics in Rio, the Blue Star Museum Program set records this summer too! 2,052 museums participated, more than any prior season. 18 signature museum events took place from Alaska to Florida, from Tacoma to Texas, helping families connect and create special memories. Blue Star Families dressed up like baseball players in Washington, DC…

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Deployment Resources

Deployments are tough on everyone. We’re here to make your family’s deployment easier. Department Of Defense Resources Air Force Resources Army Resources Coast Guard Resources Marine Corps Resources Navy Resources National Guard And Military Reserve Resources Military Veterans Resources Military Child Resources Books For Military Children General Governmental Resources Non-Governmental Organizational Resources Concurrent Retirement And…

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