COVID-19

Inside A Mission To Foster Belonging, One Military Family At A Time

For many, imagining life in the United States Armed Forces might conjure Cold War–era thoughts of military bases dotting the globe, populated by young males. But today, some 65 to 70%…

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New legislation aims to forgive student debt for eligible caregivers to veterans

Recently introduced Congressional legislation would forgive student loan debt for eligible caregivers to veterans.  The bill, introduced by U.S. Reps, Mike Turner, R-Dayton, and Gerald Connolly, D-Va., would amend the…

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Artesian Alliance to participate Blue Star Museum summer program

Artesian Alliance members Chehaw Park & Zoo, the Flint RiverQuarium, and Thronateeska Heritage Center are joining museums nationwide as participants in the return of the Blue Star Museums program for…

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Military families struggle with food insecurity — before and during the pandemic

For Natasha Pearson, being a stay-at-home mom during the COVID-19 pandemic has had its financial challenges.  Pearson lives on Joint Base Cape Cod with her husband, David, an electrician on…

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Ducking their shots: Walter Reed whistleblower wants military to step up

Charles Eggleston served more than 16 years in the Army – and more than 3 years as a patient at Walter Reed after being hit by a roadside bomb on…

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Military families play for free all summer at Children’s Museum

Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15 will be the start of the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire’s Military Appreciation Summer, during which all current and retired military personnel and their…

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NU State Museums to participate in Blue Star program

All three University of Nebraska State Museum locations will participate in the Blue Star Museums program for 2021.  Active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard, Reserves and their families, will…

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The Ringling Named a 2021 Blue Star Museum

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art announced it will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently serving U.S.…

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The OCC’s ‘Fake Lender’ Rule Threatens to Harm Veterans

Retired Army Col. Paul Kantwill serves as Founding Executive Director of the Rule of Law Institute at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He previously led the Office of Servicemember…

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Cheekwood free for active military personnel and families through Labor Day

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens has joined museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. …

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