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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

First Lady of the United States Melania Trump and Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence to Serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of Blue Star Museums 2019

          For immediate release: February 28, 2019, 11:00am ET Contacts: Liz Auclair (National Endowment for the Arts), [email protected], 202-682-5744 Michele Bradfield (Blue Star Families), [email protected], 706-304-6822   First Lady of the United States Melania Trump and…

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Wounded Warrior Project Supports Mission of Blue Star Families

WASHINGTON (Feb. 6, 2019) – Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announced a grant in support of Blue Star Families (BSF), a national nonprofit that aims to strengthen military families by connecting them with the greater civilian communities where they serve. This…

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Blue Star Families Accepts Honor On Behalf of Military Families

Washington, D.C. – On January 20, Blue Star Families accepted a national award for their leadership and service to the military community during the 4th annual Veterans Awards at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. Also known as the Vettys,…

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Blue Star Families Receives Grant from Boeing to Grow Military Family Support Communities

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 19, 2018) – Blue Star Families announced their partnership with Boeing in 2019 to help reduce the isolation of veteran and military families through location-based communities. As the largest community-based military family non-profit in the country, Blue…

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CSX Blue Star Communities: Connecting Military Families to their Neighbors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       Contact: Chaitali Patel, Blue Star Families Chief External Affairs Officer Email: [email protected] CSX Blue Star Communities: Connecting Military Families to their Neighbors CSX and Blue Star Families launch a national initiative to bring civilian and military…

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National Non-profit Partners with Starbucks to Better Serve the Military Community

National Non-profit Partners with Starbucks to Better Serve the Military Community Blue Star Families and Starbucks team up on Veterans Day Washington, D.C.– Today, national military families non-profit, Blue Star Families, announced a special partnership on Veterans Day with Starbucks,…

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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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