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January 2024 Newsletter

January 11, 2024

A Note From Blue Star Families We Heard You Loud and Clear! Happy New Year! Welcome to 2024! We hope you had a restful and rejuvenating holiday season with family,…

“The Risks of Progressive Ideologies in the U.S. Military” – Testimony of Kathy Roth-Douquet

January 10, 2024

U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Subcommittee on National Security, the Border, and Foreign Affairs Hearing on “The Risks of Progressive Ideologies in the U.S. Military”  Testimony of Kathy…

Blue Star Families hopes to ease burden on military families over the holidays

December 20, 2023

Volunteers and staff with the Tampa chapter of the nonprofit Blue Star Families will give out 300 holiday meals on Wednesday morning during their Nourish the Service holiday giveaway. 

Joint Statement on the 4+1 Commitment

December 6, 2023

Today, military and veteran service organization leaders from Hiring Our Heroes and Blue Star Families released the following joint statement after their roundtable session in Washington, D.C.:  Today, we —…

The 4+1 Commitment

November 21, 2023

Presenting Organizations In partnership with the Department of Defense’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership Do Your Part Hiring our Heroes Events Military spouse unemployment and underemployment are persistent concerns within the…

Building Belonging for Military Families of Color

November 16, 2023

Booz Allen partners with the nonprofit Blue Star Families to help military families of color feel more at home and included in the local communities where they live and serve. It’s part of Booz Allen’s enduring commitment to the nonprofit that has lasted for more than a decade. As the military works to build a diverse all-volunteer force, ensuring a sense of belonging and community is an imperative for force readiness.

This MilSpouse Works From Home! Checkout What T-Mobile Did For Her

November 13, 2023

Meet Alyssa, an Army spouse and mom to two amazing kids. Because of her husband’s gig as a warrant officer, they’ve hopped around more times than she can count. But…

Celebration 2023 Highlights Relationships Building a Stronger Community

October 27, 2023

We have so much to celebrate, and we certainly did during Celebration 2023! Blue Star Celebration, an annual event that honors Americans who are doing their part to preserve our…

Guardians of Our Troops: Addressing Lethal Means in the Military Community

October 26, 2023

Our military community is as vast and varied as it is tenacious. Yet, despite their resilience, the people of this community have a higher risk of dying by suicide than…