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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

Crossing Boundaries to Support Veterans and Military Families

The first White Oak Retreat in 2010, a gathering of leaders from across sectors organized and convened by Blue Star Families, a nonprofit that supports military families through career development, caregiving and research. “By organizing military families themselves, we can solve some problems, but what we realized is that we really needed to create an...

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Changing military families require more flexible support, Army secretary says

Written by C. Todd Lopez | December 12, 2016 Originally published on www.army.mil WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning believes the Army needs to change how it provides support to Soldiers and their families. Speaking at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. Thursday before representatives and members of the Blue Star Families,…

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Blue Star Families’ Seventh Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey Reveals The All-Volunteer Force At A Crossroads

Pay, Retirement and Spouse Employment Top List of Concerns for Military Families Washington, DC – Financial issues of military pay, changes to retirement benefits, and military spouse employment are the top concerns among military families, according to the 2016 Blue Star Families (BSF) annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS) released today.   However, quality of…

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Blue Star Theatres and Seattle Children’s Theatre Present Event for Military Families

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, are pleased to announce that on Saturday, November 19, a Blue Star Theatres event will be held at 4:00 p.m. PT by Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT), 201 Thomas Street, Seattle,…

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Blue Star Theatres and La Jolla Playhouse Present Event for Military Families

Blue Star Theatres Now Includes Over 150 Theatres Nationwide 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, are pleased to announce that on Saturday, October 29, a Blue Star Theatres event will be held from 2:00–4:00 pm PT…

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Blue Star Families awarded $900,000 to help military spouses find employment

Grant from the Schultz Family Foundation to support programs connecting military spouses to career and networking opportunities Washington, DC – Blue Star Families has been selected as the recipient of a $900,000 grant from the Schultz Family Foundation to connect military spouses with employers and careers. Spouses of military service members possess a unique ability…

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BSF Media Mentions for May 2016

We have been making headlines on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and more. We wrapped up our Annual Military Lifestyle Survey, released a study on Military Spouse unemployment, and we launched Blue Star Museums for the summer. Check it out!

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Blue Star Museums Offers Free Admission to Military Families at 2000+ Museums Nationwide

NEA Chairman Jane Chu and Blue Star Families CEO Kathy Roth-Douquet announced the seventh annual launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including...

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BLUE STAR FAMILIES STUDY REVEALS IMPACT OF MILITARY SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT CHALLENGES

 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 military families – unemployment and underemployment of military spouses. Synthesizing research from a series of…

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New Mobile App to Expand Support for Military Families

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 million military family members, hopes to connect with more military families by reaching them on…

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