Financial Literacy

Military life can be hard on any budget. Check out these tips and tricks collected from some of our partners.

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President’s Volunteer Service Award – 2016

Congratulations to the Blue Star Families volunteers who have earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award for 2016! A personal message to you from Kathy Roth-Duquet, Blue Star Families Founder & CEO: PVSA Background: The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) is the country’s premier volunteer awards program, encouraging citizens to live a life of service through […]

Blue Star Families launches the 2017 Military Family Lifestyle Survey

  Military community is asked to participate San Diego, CA – Blue Star Families announces the launch of the 2017 Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS), available online now at The survey is a yearly snapshot of the state of military families, offering crucial insight and data to help inform national leaders, local communities, and philanthropic […]

What this former military kid wants you to know

My co-workers, predominantly military spouses, often worry about the effect a deployment or PCS will have on their kids. I don’t have children myself, but having grown up as a military kid, I can share my own experience. Here’s what you should know: Deployments are hard, but pizza is good.  My dad rushed from the […]