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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

Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Team Up to Honor and Support Military Families During Challenging Times

December 9, 2020

For the sixth consecutive year, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number joined forces to honor and support the health and wellbeing of military families across the country by offering solutions for better quality sleep. During this NFL season, Sleep Number…

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Ford Proud to Honor Program Will Donate $3.5 Million to Military Charities This Holiday Season

November 9, 2020

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 9, 2020 – This holiday season, Ford dealers and Ford Motor Company are stepping up their support for U.S. military heroes by donating $3.5 million to military charities. The initiative is an extension of the company’s Proud…

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Military Nonprofit Announces “Thank You, Military” Sweepstakes and Other Exciting Initiatives in Honor of Military Family Appreciation Month

October 2, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As they have for the past six years, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Corporation (Nasdaq: SNBR) are joining forces this NFL season to support the health and wellness of military families.Together they will surprise two military…

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Worn in the USA: Ford ‘Proud to Honor’ Merchandise Sales to Benefit DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Blue Star Families

September 9, 2020

DEARBORN, Mich. – To further its Proud to Honor initiative and strengthen its decades-long relationship with the U.S. military, Ford today is launching an online store stocked with merchandise to raise money for two nonprofit military organizations. Ford will give…

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USAA Provides Assistance to Military Families Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 20, 2020

ENCINITAS, CA – Today as part of a historic commitment by USAA’s Military Family Relief Initiative, Blue Star Families will receive $500,000  to assist military and families during these challenging economic times. The donation will allow the organization to conduct…

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Blue Star Families & Spiritune Partner to Engage Military Families in Self-Care During COVID-19 Crisis

May 6, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of Military Appreciation Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, Blue Star Families and Spiritune have announced a new partnership that gives military families complimentary access to the Spiritune app, which was created to help manage…

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BSF In the News

Younger Military Personnel Reject Vaccine, in Warning for Commanders and the Nation

February 27, 2021

Americans who go into the military understand the loss of personal liberty. Many of their daily activities are prescribed, as are their hairstyles, attire and personal conduct.  So when it comes to taking a coronavirus vaccine, many troops — especially…

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Military Worried About Number Of Troops Opting Out Of COVID Vaccine

February 27, 2021

I know what you’re thinking because I thought the same thing while reading this story. Doesn’t the Pentagon routinely mandate vaccinations for troops? It does. But it can only order personnel to get a shot if that shot has been fully…

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Why are so many military families scrounging for food? 

February 26, 2021

Military families, in big numbers, are having to turn to food banks for basic supplies. CBS News has been pushing for answers on this story and reports:  The Department of Defense estimates the jobless rate for military spouses is 22%.…

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400% surge at Armed Services YMCA San Diego food banks during the pandemic 

February 26, 2021

An alarming number of military families are facing food insecurity in America, including in San Diego. The Institute for Veterans and Military Families found nearly 40 percent of American military families are need of food during the pandemic.  The Armed…

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Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs give update on efforts to vaccinate the military 

February 26, 2021

The head of the Defense Health Agency wrapped up a week-long visit on Oahu today. Lieutenant General Ronald Place oversees all military health care and checked on the military’s vaccination rollout in Hawaii.  When asked about reports that military service…

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First lady Jill Biden, Dr. Anthony Fauci host town hall on COVID-19 vaccine for skeptical military families

February 4, 2021

Will military families listen to first lady Jill Biden, Dr. Anthony Fauci and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff when it comes time to be vaccinated against COVID-19? We may soon find out now that two major figures in the nascent Biden…

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