Deployment

Give Back to Our Community by Sending a Military Family Member You Love Some Starbucks Coffee Today!

Let’s face it. This has been a seriously stressful season of life.  COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on all of us, and while we can’t solve every challenge it’s presented, we…

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Lincoln Military Housing Partners with Operation Homefront to Bring Military Families Essential Items During COVID-19

Lincoln Military Housing (LMH) team members set up drive-through distribution sites at seven community centers on Camp Pendleton to provide military family residents convenient access to essential items. Resources for…

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The #HomeHaircutChallenge: A Closer Look at the Virtual Fundraiser to Support Blue Star Families

By now, we’re sure you’ve heard the news about our #HomeHaircutChallenge, right? But, maybe you’re asking why? Why did we create such a thing?  And the answer is pretty simple. …

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When coronavirus says ‘Stop,’ Travis AFB volunteers find a way to keep going

When restrictions to mitigate the spread of coronavirus closed Travis Air Force Base’s schools, shut services’ doors and canceled social gatherings, the community’s lifeblood stopped pumping. “Everything just went dark,”…

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Extended stop move order starting to impact military finances, childcare

The military is seeing an uptick in issues its families face regarding their quality of life and finances after the Defense Department extended its stop move order until June 30.…

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May 2020 Newsletter

#HomeHaircutChallenge We asked you to join the fun, and you’ve #NailedIt! We’re loving all of the #HomeHaircutChallenge photos and videos you’re tagging Blue Star Families in on social media. Keep…

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Nominate a Milspouse to Receive Free Coffee at Starbucks

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is coming up on Friday, May 8th!  And, to celebrate, we’ve partnered with Starbucks, a Blue Star Neighbor, to gift 1,200 $5 gift cards to military…

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Senate Democrats ask OPM for more agency guidance

Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee want to know how the Office of Personnel Management is guiding and supporting the federal workforce during the pandemic. Senators…

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Redskins Salute Holds Month of the Military Child Campaign with Blue Star Families

On Friday, April 17th, Redskins Salute partnered with Blue Star Families to kick off an awareness social media campaign in honor of Month of the Military Child. April is designated…

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Recent changes with the 2020 NDAA and how they impact you

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is an annual piece of legislation which gives authority and funding to the United States Military. While it is a detailed body of work…

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