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Ellyn Dunford’s Lifetime Achievement Award Win is a Victory for All Military Spouses

November 7, 2022

Meet Ellyn Dunford, spouse of the 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Ret.) Gen. Joseph Dunford.  At this year’s Blue Star Celebration, she was honored with the Lifetime…

Healing Wounds with Support: A Purple Heart Story

September 22, 2022

  “Six months later, I woke up in Germany, not knowing who my parents were because of the extent of injuries that I endured. So, I was out in Germany…

What You Should Know About Kimberly, the New Housing Insecurity DEPLOY Fellow

September 22, 2022

As the 2022 Wells Fargo Housing Insecurity DEPLOY Fellow, Kimberly has a lot to offer military families.  For starters, she understands military families. Her mother was the first Korean female…

How Eating Together Improves Nourishment & Connection

September 16, 2022

Between working late, kids activities, and other obligations, a packed family schedule may mean less time to sit down and have a meal together. For military families, that time to…

Sleep Number® and Kansas City Chiefs Join Together to Welcome Retired Army Family with a New Bed for Their Forever Home

September 16, 2022

Meet Neil, a retired Armor Officer in the Army, father of three, and dedicated husband. He served 21 years including five deployments during Operation Iraqi Freedom and has lived across…

Laura Abubekr

August 5, 2022

Laura has been a military spouse for 12 years. Her husband is active-duty Army, currently living in Washington D.C. Her family of six includes a college student and a fur…

Sleep Number Raises Its Hand Year-Round To Help Military Families Thrive Through Better Sleep

June 27, 2022

Murphy’s Law states that if anything can go wrong it will.  Did you know that this phrase was first coined about a service member? Seriously. Edward J. Murphy was a…

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.…

Blue Star Families Partners with Kids in Parks, Giving You Yet Another Reason to Get Outside

April 1, 2022

Blue Star Families Partners with Kids in Parks, Giving You Yet Another Reason to Get Outside When was the last time you intentionally got outside as a family? As a…