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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.

Members of the media, please feel free to contact us with any and all inquiries.

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BSF Press Releases

FlexJobs and Blue Star Families Survey Finds Nearly Half of Military Spouses Felt Discriminated Against in Job Searches

Flexible and remote work options can reduce barriers to sustainable military spouse employment BOULDER, CO – The unemployment rate among military spouses is 16%, more than four times higher than the civilian unemployment rate. According…

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New App Helps Military Families Create Lasting Memories in Parks

Washington, DC (May 17, 2019) – National Park Trust (NPT) is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new ParkPassport app for iPhone and Android. In collaboration with Blue Star Families and with the…

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Blue Star Families Receives $1M Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Blue Star Families launches Craig Newmark New York Tri-State Chapter with funds from organization of craigslist founder WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2019) – Blue Star Families (BSF), a nonprofit dedicated to empowering military families, today…

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Grow With Google Launches Tools to Help Military Spouses Find Remote Work and Start New Businesses

Through the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Google.org to Provide 1,000 Military Spouses with Training to Learn Tech Support Blue Star Families to Roll Out Digital Skills Training to 10,000 Military Spouses Over the…

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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…

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Blue Star Families Launches the 2019 Military Family Lifestyle Survey

Washington, D.C. – Blue Star Families announces the launch of the 2019 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, available online now at  https://bluestarfam.us/bsfsurvey2019. In collaboration with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), and with…

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New Community Chapter Launches CSX and Blue Star Families Partnership to Bridge Military-Civilian Divide in Key U.S. Cities

JACKSONVILLE, FL. – Military families and CSX join forces to celebrate Military Appreciation Month with the launch of the Blue Star Families Chapter sponsored by CSX in Jacksonville, Florida. The new Blue Star Families Jacksonville…

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Partnership Connects Military Spouses, Caregivers with Employment Services

WASHINGTON (Mar. 20, 2019) – Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announces a grant in support of a collaborative effort between Blue Star Families, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative, and Military Family…

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Blue Star Families & Creating IT Futures Partner to Engage Military Spouses in IT Career Training

Free Online and In-Classroom Courses Available March 11, 2019, Downers Grove, IL — Blue Star Families (BSF) and Creating IT Futures are partnering to engage more military spouses in Creating IT Futures’ successful IT-Ready career…

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FINRA Foundation Seeks Applicants for Military Spouse Fellowship

For Release: February 28, 2019 Contact: Angelita Plemmer Williams Director, Media Relations, FINRA (202) 728-8988 [email protected] Rachael DeLeon Communications Director, AFCPE (614) 368-1046 [email protected] Besa Pinchotti Communications Director, NMFA (703) 931-6632 [email protected]   FINRA Foundation Seeks…

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