Family Life

How You Can Commit to Being a Neighbor Military Families Can Count On

By: Constance Milstein The resiliency of our nation’s service members and their families never ceases to amaze me. I feel close to military families, particularly through my association with Blue…

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Introducing the Inaugural Blue Star Welcome Week: 4 Things You’ll Want to Know

Have you heard the news? We’ve had one busy summer, and now we’re gearing up to kick off the inaugural Blue Star Welcome Week from Monday, September 28th – Friday,…

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Survey on Military Family Life Needs Black, Hispanic and Asian Input

Anyone who has served in the military or is a family member of a service member or a veteran is urged to take part in a national survey on the…

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AMERICAN MILSPOUSE PODCAST: Meet Jessica S.

Episode Description This week I had the pleasure of talking with Dr. Jessica Strong. She is an Army spouse and the co-director of applied research at Blue Star Families. BSF…

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Blue Star survey open to military service members and their families

A national nonprofit organization is seeking input from military members and their families on several important issues, including education, spouse employment and the coronavirus. Blue Star Families’ annual Military Family…

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Ford Proud to Honor Merch Sales Benefit Vets

If you’re looking to add some sweet olive drab and camo gear to your wardrobe, Ford’s got you all hooked up. Ford launched a new Proud to Honor merchandise line…

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Ford Motor Co. launches online store to support disabled veterans

To further its Proud to Honor initiative and strengthen its decades-long relationship with the U.S. military, Ford Motor Co. is launching an online store stocked with merchandise to raise money…

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Blue Star Families Launches 11th Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey; Calls on Military Members and Families to Participate Between September 8th – October 16th, 2020

Blue Star Families (BSF), a non-profit dedicated to supporting military families and strengthening communities across the United States, has launched the 11th annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS). For six…

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Military Forced Into Payroll Tax Deferral; 1.3 Million Can’t Opt-Out

Members of the military take enough risk in their day-to-day jobs. Now the 1.3 million active-duty personnel, as well as hundreds of thousands of civilian military employees, are being forced…

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September 2020 Newsletter

Save the Date for the #BSFSurvey Calling all military families! Starting September 8, we’re opening up fielding for our 11th annual fielding Military Family Lifestyle Survey. Will you pledge to…

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