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Blue Star Families is the source for all things military family-related. With chapters and members located across the country and around the world, we offer a constantly-growing resource for the media to get in touch with real families, from all branches of service and all walks of life.

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Blue Star Families Study Reveals Impact of Military Spouse Employment Challenges

May 25, 2016

 Analysis estimates social cost of unemployment and underemployment at $710 million to $1.07 billion WASHINGTON, May 25, 2016 – Blue Star Families has announced the results of a study putting a societal price tag on the pocketbook issues facing many…

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New Mobile App to Expand Support for Military Families

May 19, 2016

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…

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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

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…

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Blue Star Families Launches the 2016 annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey

April 26, 2016

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…

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

February 9, 2016

 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 24th. Held from…

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

January 30, 2016

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…

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BSF In the News

Millions of Americans Face Food Insecurity. The Biden Administration Must Make Helping Them a Priority

December 23, 2020

 As 2020 draws to a close, and as we break bread with our loved ones this holiday season, we might consider turning our thoughts and prayers towards our neighbors who aren’t so lucky. In the richest country on earth, approximately…

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New Initiative to Tackle Racial Inequality Faced by Military Families

December 22, 2020

The nonprofit Blue Star Families recently debuted a million-dollar Racial Equity Initiative to diversify the military- and veteran-service organization communities and ensure that military families of color feel connected, included, and as though they belong. “Through five impact areas—research and…

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Park City American Legion Post Lays Wreaths at the Graves of Veterans

December 22, 2020

Members of the Park City American Legion chapter laid wreaths at the graves of veterans at the Park City Cemetery.  “Remember, Honor, Teach” is the motto of the national Wreaths Across America program. Although this is the first year the…

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Here’s how Fort Bragg is helping struggling military families during COVID-19 pandemic 

December 18, 2020

Initially, Rachel Szabo was hesitant to seek help from the Armed Services YMCA’s food pantry on Fort Bragg after she lost her job in July.  After all, she said, she’s a college graduate and does not consider her family to…

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Why are military families showing up at food banks? 

December 17, 2020

Even a year ago, more than one out of 10 military families said they were having trouble getting enough food. The pandemic has added to the problem and food banks say they are seeing the effect.  The New York Times…

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New program aims to study impact of racial inequality on military families and veterans

December 17, 2020

An advocacy group kicked off a $1 million initiative Wednesday to study the impact of racial inequality on military families and veterans. “The military community is not immune to the injustices and injuries of … systemic racism,” Ingrid Herrera-Yee, a…

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