Military Spouse Employment

Former #MilKid Aims to Open Doors and Create an Inclusive Community

Former #MilKid Aims to Open Doors and Create an Inclusive Community Meet Brandy. She’s a former military kid and just started as the Communications DEPLOY Fellow for Blue Star Families.…

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Blue Star Community Changemaker: Meet Kelly

Blue Star Community Changemaker: Meet Kelly Delivered by CSX Pride in Service   Did you know that most active-duty military families don’t feel a sense of belonging to their local…

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Lives Forever Changed: Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Lives Forever Changed: Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 In the military, we talk a lot about change — change of station, change of command, change of mission, change…

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Lost Innocence: Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Lost Innocence: Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Twenty years. It seems impossible that it’s been that long, but for the last 20 years, military families have been serving…

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Blue Star Welcome Week Aims to Help #MilKids Find Connections After Each Move

Blue Star Welcome Week Aims to Help #MilKids Find Connections After Each Move When you think about the sacrifices military members make, your first thought might be of those on…

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When Facing Back-to-Back Long-Term Separations, #MilFams Rely on Community Connections to Survive

When Facing Back-to-Back Long-Term Separations, #MilFams Rely on Community Connections to Survive When you think about the sacrifices military members make, your first thought might be of those on the…

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MilFams Struggle More Than Ever to Find a Place to Call Home

MilFams Struggle More Than Ever to Find a Place to Call Home Moving is a part of military life and a reality that all military families accept. In fact, 600,000…

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Blue Star Families Provides Volunteer Opportunities for #MilKids

  Military families move on average every two to three years, with an average of 400,000 service members moving on permanent change of station (PCS) orders every year.  We often…

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Supporting Black Business during Black Business Month

Supporting Black Business during Black Business Month August is recognized as National Black Business Month, a month devoted to supporting and celebrating black-owned businesses across the country. We’re highlighting thirteen…

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Finding Unique School Solutions to Support #MilKids

  Meet Shevaun. She’s a navy spouse and mother of four. Shevaun is no stranger to the fact that military life can be unpredictable and challenging. In 13 years of…

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