Blue Star Welcome Week

Along for the Ride: Military Life is Hard; Blue Star Families Can Help

Along for the Ride: Military Life is Hard; Blue Star Families Can Help “The hardest part of being a military family is honestly having plans ruined,” said Felicia, a military…

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When Facing Time Apart, Blue Star Families is There to Bring Families Together

When Facing Time Apart, Blue Star Families is There to Bring Families Together Imagine being separated from your spouse for nearly two years because your job demanded it. Most couldn’t…

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Making the Most of Time Together

Making the Most of Time Together Deployments are hard on military families. For Dawn like so many military spouses she struggled to find ways to remain connected to her deployed…

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Joe Biden Nominates New York Businesswoman To Be Next US Ambassador To Malta

United States President Joe Biden has nominated New York businesswoman Constance Milstein to serve as the next ambassador to Malta, the White House said yesterday. She is also an attorney,…

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Biden nominates Constance Milstein to be ambassador to Malta

President Joe Biden announced the nomination of philanthropist and businesswoman Constance Milstein to serve as ambassador to Malta on Wednesday. Milstein, the daughter of New York real estate developer Seymour Milstein,…

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Hawaii military families complain of chemical smell, oily sheen in tap water as jet fuel leaks into supply

Military volunteer families have set up a donation operation to help relocate hundreds of residents after jet fuel leaked into the water supply on several military bases in Hawaii. Residents in Navy-owned housing at Joint…

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Operation Handshake: Military members, vets welcomed home at Ford airport

A tradition that takes place at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport the day before Thanksgiving is Operation Handshake. For the 6th year, military members and veterans received a warm…

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The fight to feed America’s food-insecure military members

Thanksgiving is a time when Americans come together with food, family and friends. But for many people, money is tight and times are hard. It’s forced them to rely on…

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THE HISTORY CHANNEL CELEBRATES ‘THE TOYS THAT BUILT AMERICA’ WITH BLUE STAR FAMILIES AT LAUNCH EVENT

The History Channel celebrated the launch of its new, four-part docuseries The Toys That Built America by kicking off the season of giving. In partnership with Blue Star Families, The History Channel…

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Blue Star Parks DEPLOY Fellow Welcomes All Military Families to See Themselves in New Roles and Places

Blue Star Parks DEPLOY Fellow Welcomes All Military Families to See Themselves in New Roles and Places Meet Nicole. She’s a Navy spouse, mom of two, and the Blue Star…

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