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BSF Press Releases

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

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

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…

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

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)…

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

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…

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

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…

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BSF In the News

CSX’s Pride in Service Initiative Receives Gold Halo Award

June 22, 2020

In 2018, CSX launched Pride in Service, a signature initiative to support and recognize military, veterans and first responder service members and their families. The initiative was quickly embraced by employees across the company’s 23-state footprint who have shown their…

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Here’s some advice for military parents with extra worries about kids’ fall education

June 19, 2020

Many military parents are dealing with concerns about their children’s education in the era of coronavirus, and moving to a new duty station may only compound those worries and the uncertainty. This year, parents and educators are dealing with not…

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Military child care starts limited reopenings. Which children will get in?

June 19, 2020

As some military child care centers and youth centers are starting their phased reopening during the pandemic, there will be fewer spaces available because of social distancing and other health requirements. Defense officials have issued guidance for the phased reopening…

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Supporting military children with the services they need, but lost in the pandemic

June 18, 2020

As the world faces an unprecedented public health crisis, Americans are witnessing the devastating impact of the coronavirus on daily life. With regular access to groceries, childcare facilities and schooling completely disrupted, if not unavailable, families are forced to alter…

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Pentagon’s stop-movement order creates financial burden for some families

June 18, 2020

Andrea and Army Capt. Jerry Bortner bought their first home on the same street as Jerry’s brother near their next duty station in northern Virginia, confident that their military housing allowance would cover the monthly mortgage payment. But a Pentagon…

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4 steps you need in your battle plan for marriage resiliency

June 15, 2020

If you’re not walking forward into your military marriage with the tactical proficiency of any well-planned operation, it’s time to revisit the field guide. It’s been one helluva make or break year so far with thousands stranded in PCS limbo…

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