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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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Schlotzsky’s® Announces New Hometown Heart Program to Support Local Communities

September 1, 2022

Program includes National Support of Blue Star Families to Help Connect Military Families ATLANTA (August 31, 2022) – Today, Schlotzsky’s, a leading fast-casual restaurant franchise home to The Original® oven-baked sandwich and famous baked from scratch buns, is announcing the…

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Aura and Blue Star Families expand efforts to reverse disproportionate rate of cybercrime affecting military families

August 17, 2022

Active-duty service members are 76 percent more likely than the average adult to experience digital theft, per FTC data   BOSTON, August 15, 2022 –  Today, Aura, the leader in intelligent safety for consumers, and Blue Star Families, the nation’s…

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Former CEO of USO Metropolitan New York Brian Whiting Joins Blue Star Families

July 13, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – Blue Star Families (BSF), one of the nation’s largest nonprofits dedicated to providing critical support to military-connected families by building and strengthening communities, today announced the addition of former Chief Executive Officer of USO Metropolitan New York…

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Operation Gratitude, Blue Star Families, and Starbucks Join Forces to Support Military Mental Health

May 2, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 2, 2022 — This May, during Military Appreciation Month, Starbucks stores show their support for our military community’s mental health and well-being through an eGift giveback. For each new Starbucks Military eGift activated during the month…

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Blue Star Families Announces $10 Million Gift from MacKenzie Scott

March 23, 2022

The largest single gift in organization’s history will help reach hundreds of thousands more military and veteran families across the country. WASHINGTON, DC – Blue Star Families (BSF), a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting military families and strengthening communities, today…

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Blue Star Families Applauds Congress for Inclusion of Funding for Military Spouse Employment Study in National Defense Authorization Act

December 22, 2021

Senators Raphael Warnock (D-GA) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Representative Marilyn Strickland (D-WA) Championed the Bipartisan Effort to Support Military Spouse Employment Washington, DC (December 22, 2021) — Blue Star Families (BSF), the nation’s largest non-profit dedicated to supporting military families…

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BSF In the News

Rivera nominated by Washington for NFL’s ‘Salute to Service’ award

November 9, 2021

Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera has earned the squad’s annual nomination for the NFL’s ‘Salute to Service’ Award. The award is presented annually by USAA and the NFL to commend one league member who demonstrates a vigorous commitment…

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NFL Announces Nominees For Salute to Service Award Presented By USAA

November 8, 2021

The NFL and USAA, an official NFL Salute to Service partner, announced the 2021 nominees for the eleventh annual Salute to Service Award presented by USAA. The Salute to Service Award recognizes NFL players, coaches, staff and alumni with demonstrable commitment to honoring and…

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Preview: History’s ‘The Toys That Built America’ Supports Mission To Honor Initiative

November 5, 2021

This November, the inventors of the greatest toys of all time are coming to History Channel. And the network is honoring military families and additionally, through its “Mission To Honor” award-winning public outreach campaign. The network is partnering with Blue…

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The HISTORY Channel Announces THE TOYS THAT BUILT AMERICA Documentary Series

November 5, 2021

The HISTORY® Channel unboxes the next installment of its popular “That Built” franchise with the new four-part docuseries “The Toys That Built America” premiering Sunday, November 28 at 9PM ET/PT. Watch a promo for the new series below! “The Toys…

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‘The Toys That Built America’ Unboxes the Secrets of Iconic Toys

November 5, 2021

Have you ever wondered where your favorite toys and games came from? This holiday season, many of those burning questions will be answered in a new, four-part docuseries from the History Channel that will delve into the real-life stories behind some of…

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A Special Salute To Our Veterans

November 1, 2021

This is a special time when we both salute our veterans and give thanks to all who’ve served and sacrificed. With more than 5 million of our nearly 38 million AARP members in the military or retired from service, we’re…

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