Military Spouse Employment

Oscar Anderson House Museum opens for summer season

Preservation Alaska announces that the Oscar Anderson House Museum will open for the 2021 Summer Season on Tuesday, June 15.  Summer Hours are 12noon to 4pm Tuesday through Thursday, Friday…

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Lawmakers Seek To Hold White House’s First Food Insecurity Summit Since 1969

LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: The pandemic highlighted a crisis of Americans going hungry, and a team of lawmakers is now working to address the lingering food insecurity problem that affects as…

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A Focus on Military Children’s Mental Health: August’s Story

In the last few years, mental health within the military community has importantly been at the forefront of our conversations. The challenges of military life—the deployments, frequent moves, and overall…

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Blue Star Families keeps military families connected for Father’s Day

[See link below for video] Blue Star Families’ Jessica Strong discusses how the organization keeps active military families connected for Father’s Day Fox News Blue Star Families keeps military families…

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Father’s Day: An Invitation to Connect

It’s that time of year again where we take time to honor Fathers and all they do.  But what is the perfect gift for Dad?   The question has plagued…

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Flag Field for Heroes honors military, veterans, heroes

Connecticut Landmarks’ Nathan Hale Homestead is honoring heroes this July with the 4th annual Flag Field for Heroes. Purchase an American Flag in honor of a military service member, veteran…

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Waynesville R-VI students participate in Juneteenth celebration

Waynesville R-VI students were recognized for their participation in the Juneteenth competition hosted by Blue Star Families during the NAACP’s celebration of Juneteenth on Saturday, June 12, at the St.…

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More Progress Needed to Create and Inclusive Community for those who Serve

It wasn’t that long ago that LGBTQ+ military families were explicitly banned from serving in the military, and eventually only allowed to serve while closeted. In the 1940s, your sexual…

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4 bills lawmakers could pass to advance LGBTQ equality during Pride Month

‘Happy Pride. Now, abolish the damn filibuster and pass the Equality Act,’ tweeted Rep. Mondaire Jones. With Pride Month celebrations in full swing, there are at least four bills sitting…

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Balancing Act: Military Families Struggle to Juggle it All

Modern family structure commonly includes two working parents. Financial stability often requires both parents to work, but beyond that, employment outside of the home can bring mental fulfillment as well.…

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