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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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BSF Press Releases

maurices Partners with Blue Star Families to Support Military Families

maurices Partners with Blue Star Families to Support Military Families For Immediate Release: October 30, 2019 Duluth, MN – In honor of Military Family Appreciation Month, maurices announces its partnership with Blue Star Families to support local military families. For…

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Green Beans Coffee and Blue Star Families Launch Partnership with Military Family Month Round-Up Campaign

In honor of military family month this November, Green Beans Coffee will partner with Blue Star Families to support the families of America’s deployed service members. San Rafael, CA – Green Beans Coffee is a decades-long supporter of America’s Service Members…

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National Park Trust Launches Free ParkPassport Mobile App in partnership with Blue Star Families to help Military Families Explore the Outdoors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Park Trust (NPT) today announced the launch of its free ParkPassport mobile app in partnership with Blue Star Families (BSF) to provide families across America with easier access to park experiences. This collaboration between NPT…

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Blue Star Families and CSX Partnership Continues Its Mission to Bridge the Military-Civilian Divide in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL – The partnership between Blue Star Families and CSX continues its expansion and mission across America with its final 2019 chapter launch Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 11 AM CDT to 1 PM CDT at the Brookfield Zoo…

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Military Nonprofit Announces “Thank You, Military” Sweepstakes in Honor of Military Family Appreciation Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nominations for the “Thank You, Military” sweepstakes are now open. Together, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Corporation (NASDAQ: SNBR), the sleep innovation leader, will surprise two active-duty service members, including Guard and Reserves, with a Sleep…

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Blue Star Families and CSX Launch New Community Chapter in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD. – Blue Star Families and CSX continue their mission across America with the launch of the new CSX Blue Star Community in Baltimore. The Blue Star Families Baltimore Chapter will offer support to more than 100,000 military members…

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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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